Lillias Skene

Standard Name: Skene, Lillias
Used Form: Lillias Gillespie


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Friends, Associates Anne Conway
AC corresponded with and was visited by many leading members of the Society of Friends , among them Keith , Robert Barclay , Anne and George Whitehead , Isaac Penington , William Penn , and...
Textual Production Anne Conway
Comparatively little of AC 's philosophical correspondence has survived (that is, far more letters to her than from her are extant). This correspondence cover[ed] such topics as Quakerism , Familism, Behmen ism, Spinoza ...


1665: Lillias Skene (born Lillias Gillespie in...

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Lillias Skene (born Lillias Gillespie in 1626), wife of a leading Aberdeen citizen and a recent convert to the Quakerism , penned the first poem in a volume which she went on using till her...

By September 1887: William Walker published at Aberdeen The...

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By September 1887

William Walker published at AberdeenThe Bards of Bon-Accord, 1375-1860, a history of poetry in Aberdeenshire, which had already appeared serially in the Herald and Weekly Free Press.
The volume is dated from...


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