received a dazzlingly learned education: the education of a boy, carried to an unusually high level. She functioned as a living advertisement for her father's school. She had, according to Sir Simonds D'Ewes
's brother-in-law John Pell called her a woman of great acquaintance.
Teague, Frances. Bathsua Makin, Woman of Learning. Bucknell University Press, 1998.
She was a lifelong friend of diarist and antiquarian Sir Simonds D'Ewes
, who had been at her father's school, and of...
Having laid out her case, AMS
proceeds to summarise and refute that of her Adversaries. These she classifies as the utilitarian (who value learning purely for its cash or career value) and the envious...