Mary Fage

Standard Name: Fage, Mary
Birth Name: Mary
Married Name: Mary Fage
MF shared her passion for anagrams with Lady Eleanor Douglas and many others in the earlier seventeenth century. She was unique in publishing a book of verse incorporating anagrams and acrostics on the names of the British establishment: an eccentric work which suggests a deep respect both for those set in authority and for the systematising powers of language.


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Textual Production Susan Du Verger
A version by Susan Du Verger , translator and literary critic, from the French fiction of Jean-Pierre, or John Peter, Camus was published as Admirable Events, Together with Morall Relations, dedicated to Queen Henrietta Maria


About 1606: Anna Walker beautifully transcribed a copy...

Women writers item

About 1606

Anna Walker beautifully transcribed a copy of her devotional work A Sweete Savor for Woman, designed for presentation to its dedicatee, James I's queen, Anne of Denmark .


Fage, Mary. Fames Roule. R. Oulton, 1637.