Rebecca Travers

Standard Name: Travers, Rebecca
Birth Name: Rebecca
Married Name: Rebecca Travers
Pseudonym: R. T.
RT (with ten titles of her own, besides contributions to joint works) was said to be the most prolific Quaker pamphleteer, theologist, and polemicist of the Restoration period after Margaret Fell .
Kunze, Bonnelyn Young. Margaret Fell and the Rise of Quakerism. Macmillan.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.


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Friends, Associates Joan Whitrow
Close friends with JW at the time of her children's deaths were the QuakersSarah Ellis , Ann Martin , and especially Rebecca Travers . Later, at Twickenham, she became a friend of the barber-surgeon Mathias Perkins .
“People. Joan Whitrow”. The Twickenham Museum.
Intertextuality and Influence Caryl Churchill
The play takes place in the period immediately following Charles I 's defeat by Cromwell , when for a short time . . . anything seemed possible.
Churchill, Caryl. Light Shining in Buckinghamshire. Pluto Press.
Critics have recognised Churchill's debt to Christopher Hill
Textual Production Anne Whitehead
The year after her second marriage, AW (with thirty-six other women, including Rebecca Travers and Mary Elson ) signed For the King and both Houses of Parliament, a petition against the imprisonment of Friends
Textual Production Joan Whitrow
Others who contributed were Rebecca Travers (who wrote the opening pages under the title of the work as a whole), Sarah Ellis , Ann Martin , and Robert Whitrow , Joan's husband, who signed a...


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Travers, Rebecca. A Testimony Concerning the Light and Life of Jesus. 1663.
Travers, Rebecca. A Testimony for God’s Everlasting Truth. 1669.
Whitehead, Anne et al. For the King and both Houses of Parliament. 1670.
Travers, Rebecca. For Those That Meet to Worship. 1659.
Travers, Rebecca. Of That Eternal Breath. 1659.
Whitrow, Joan et al. The Work of God in a Dying Maid. 1677.
Travers, Rebecca. This is For All or Any. 1664.