Anne, Lady Southwell,. “Introduction”. The Southwell-Sibthorpe Commonplace Book, edited by Jean Klene, Renaissance English Text Society, 1997, p. xi - xliii.
Anne, Lady Southwell
Standard Name: Southwell, Anne,,, Lady
Birth Name: Anne Harris
Married Name: Anne Sibthorpe
Ireland, left a commonplace-book containing a collection of her own remarkable poems as well as a few letters, aphorisms, poems by others, financial records, and inventories. At least one prose piece and a couple of poems survive elsewhere. Southwell used writing instrumentally, to maintain her contacts and further her husbands' careers; she also used poetry to work through her religious feelings and philosophical positions, and clearly dreamed of poetic fame or at least recognition., who lived in the later-sixteenth and earlier-seventeenth centuries in England and in Protestant, colonial
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Anne, Lady Southwell,. The Southwell-Sibthorpe Commonplace Book. Editor Klene, Jean, Renaissance English Text Society, 1997.