Retha Warnicke

Standard Name: Warnicke, Retha


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Family and Intimate relationships Elizabeth Grymeston
EG 's father, Martin Bernye , was a substantial landowner in Norfolk: in the hundred of North Erpingham according to historian Retha Warnicke , or at the village of Gunton according to the ODNB...
Literary responses Grace, Lady Mildmay
Warnicke says this text is significant as the earliest autobiography written, as opposed to dictated, by an Englishwoman.
Warnicke, Retha M. “Lady Mildmay’s Journal: A Study in Autobiography and Meditation in Reformation England”. Sixteenth Century Journal, Vol.
, No. 1, pp. 55-68.
Though this is at least arguable, its early date does add to its value.
Even if...
Textual Production Grace, Lady Mildmay
She incorporated extensive religious musings on faith and redemption into an account of her own life and of events surrounding it.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Pollock, Linda. With Faith and Physic: The Life of a Tudor Gentlewoman Lady Grace Mildmay 1552-1620. Collins and Brown.
24, 29
Retha M. Warnicke says the work was composed as an introduction to...


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Warnicke, Retha. Women of the English Renaissance and Reformation. Greenwood Press, 1983.