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Frances, Lady Norton
Standard Name: Norton, Frances,,, Lady
Birth Name: Frances Freke
Married Name: Frances Norton
Titled: Frances, Lady Norton
Married Name: Frances Jones
After the untimely death of her only daughter at the end of the seventeenth century,edited a memorial volume of the daughter's pious meditations, mostly transcribed from her extensive reading as a glorified common-place book. She later produced two volumes of her own of the same type, though their proportion of originally-authored content is higher. She also published a book of poems embroidered on chair cushions.
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Frances, Lady Norton,. A Miscellany of Poems, Compos’d and Work’d with a Needle. Printed by W. Bonny, 1714.
Frances, Lady Norton,. Memento Mori. J. Graves, 1705.
Grace, Lady Gethin,. Misery’s Virtues Whetstone. Editor Frances, Lady Norton, Printed by D. Edwards for the author, 1699.
Frances, Lady Norton,. The Applause of Virtue. J. Graves, 1705.
Frances, Lady Norton,. The Applause of Virtue; and, Memento Mori. J. Graves, 1705.