In her early teens Elizabeth (like her contemporary Jane Lumley
) often presented translations she had made as new year's gifts to members of her family. The writers whom she rendered into English included champions...
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Mary Matilda Betham
also has strong coverage of writers, scholars, and activists, like Anne Askew
, Mary Astell
(whose uncle she credits with having generously tutored her), and Ann Bacon
. She seems to have excluded the...