, philosopher, scientist, and political and religious thinker, died at the home of Sir Francis
and Damaris Masham
: Oates, High Laver, Essex.
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Family and Intimate relationships
He then, however, on 21 September 1691, married again. His second wife, Margaret Masham
, was perhaps a sister-in-law of the writer Damaris Masham
. Anthony Walker died some time shortly before 18 April 1692.
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Perry, Ruth. The Celebrated Mary Astell: An Early English Feminist. University of Chicago Press, 1986.
Lady Betty was a wealthy woman celebrated for her piety, intellectual accomplishments, and benefactions...
corresponded on philosophical topics with several women interested in the subject: with Elizabeth Burnet
, the young Catharine Trotter
, and most importantly with Damaris Cudworth, later Lady Masham
. His friendship with Masham...
conducted correspondences with a number of learned women: Mary, Lady Chudleigh
(who visited him at his home), Damaris, Lady Masham
(with whom his relationship ended in difference of opinion), and Elizabeth Thomas
During her London years she was an ally of Damaris Masham
, but quarrelled with Delarivier Manley
. She found both a patron and a friend in Sarah, Lady Piers
(who wrote poetry herself). She...
Theosophical Transactions, the journal of Jane Lead
's Philadelphian Society
, warmly praised MA
's work and published extracts from it. Damaris Masham
, however (who was herself guessed by some to be the...
Her defence brought praise from Locke
himself (of the strength and clarity of her reasoning), a gift of books, and the opening of an actual correspondence. It brought her, too, warm praise from John Toland
The Restoration user of the name Ephelia
was a remarkably assured, forceful, and accomplished poet (as well as a playwright), although she left, outside her single printed collection (1679), only four poems extant: political broadsheets...
Locke spent the latter part of the 1670s in France, and then, for the last couple of years of Charles II
's reign and for the whole of that of James II
This is her sole historical novel and the only one to reflect her long-standing interest in the seventeenth century. Set between October 1640 and May 1641, the period of the Long Parliament, the novel portrays...
dated her preface 17 July 1694, and published as the Author of the Serious Proposal to the Ladies—a mark of confidence in a book only just appearing. These letters had been, as the...
Readers of Marcus Aurelius in England of around AD
's age included the Dissenting prophet and pamphleteer Joan Whitrow
and the gentlewoman of letters Damaris Masham
. Other editions of this work appeared in this...
Her title is A Funerall Elegie on Sr Thomas Isham Barronet The manuscript of the 49-line elegy is at Nottingham University
, in a collection of papers of the Dukes of Portland. Its high-quality, watermarked...
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Masham, Damaris. A Discourse Concerning the Love of God. Awnsham and J. Churchil, 1696.
Masham, Damaris. Occasional Thoughts in Reference to a Vertuous or Christian Life. A. and J. Churchill, 1705.