Pandora, a collection of poems by John Southern
(Soowthern on the title-page) was published, containing four moving sonnet-epitaphs for a baby son, written by AB
's niece Anne, Lady Oxford
Family and Intimate relationships
Though none of AB
's sisters published their work as she did, almost all left evidence of their activity as scholars, letter-writers, translators, and poets. Mildred
(1526-1589), the eldest, who married the statesman William Cecil (later Lord Burghley)
Felch, Susan M. “’Noble Gentlewomen famous for their learning’: The London Circle of Anne Vaughan Lock”. ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 14-19.
The poem, elegantly transcribed, is contained in a presentation manuscript copy, now in Cambridge University Library, of Giardino cosmografico coltivato in Italian by Bartholo Sylva
(who had come to England from Turin). The poem is...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text
Judith Sargent Murray
She backs this pleasure in modernity with a remarkable grasp of former female history and of the women's literary tradition in English and its contexts. She mentions the Greek foremother Sappho
, the patriotic heroism...