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Sarah, Lady Piers
Standard Name: Piers, Sarah,,, Lady
Birth Name: Sarah Roydon
Used Form: The Lady Piers
authored five known poems between 1698 and 1714. They include verses prefixed to another's work, an elegy, and two occasional celebrations: one of some admirable ladies and one a Whiggish poem celebrating the new . Even her earliest surviving poems are accomplished enough to suggest strongly that her œuvre must have been much larger. Some letters also survive.
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Sarah, Lady Piers,. George for Britain. A Poem. Bernard Lintott, 1714.
Sarah, Lady Piers,. “letters to Catharine Trotter”. British Library Additional MSS 4264: ff. 284-332.
Sarah, Lady Piers, and Catharine Trotter. “To my much Esteemed Friend, On her Play call’d Fatal-Friendship”. Fatal Friendship, Francis Saunders, 1698, p. prelims.
Sarah, Lady Piers, and Catharine Trotter. “To the Excellent Mrs. Catherine Trotter”. The Unhappy Penitent, William Turner and John Nutt, 1701, p. prelims.