's sister Catherine or Katherine
married Sir Henry Killigrew; she too wrote Latin poetry and was admired both as a poet and as a scholar of Latin, Greek, and (allegedly, though no evidence survives)...
was also a friend of Catherine Brandon, Duchess of Suffolk
(who shared her religious exile in Geneva before moving on to Lithuania), and of Catherine Killigrew, née Cooke
. Her later collaboration with Killigrew...
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...