Cicely Bulstrode

Standard Name: Bulstrode, Cicely
Birth Name: Cicely Bulstrode
Very little has survived of CB 's writing, done (if at all) early in the seventeenth century, and none attributed without doubt. There is fairly strong circumstantial evidence of her authorship of a single, very brief, satirical essay published after her early death.


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Occupation John Donne
The highly literary great ladies of the Renaissance were part of Donne's writing environment. His predecessors in metrical experiment included Mary, Countess of Pembroke . He wrote in praise of her and of minor court...


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Bulstrode, Cicely, and Sir Thomas Overbury. “Newes of my Morning Worke”. A Wife Now The Widdow of Sir Thomas Overburye, Lawrence Lisle, 1614, p. H2v - H3.