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English biography in the seventeenth century

English biography in the seventeenth century

selected short lives

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Published by Harrap in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Vivian deSola Pinto.
SeriesLife, literature and thought library
ContributionsPinto, Vivian de Sola, 1895-1969.
The Physical Object
Pagination237p.,ill.,20cm
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21246702M

William Godwin William Godwin was born 3 March in Cambridgeshire, England, and was educated, beginning in , at Hoxton Academy, a liberal Presbyterian college in he was trained for a career as a dissenting minister, Godwin remained in that profession for less than four years, preaching in Ware, Stowmarket, and Beaconsfield.   Jane Leade: Biography of a Seventeenth-Century Mystic. By Julie Hirst. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, xii + pp. $ cloth. The author begins her work with this statement: "Jane Leade was probably the most important female religious leader and prolific woman author in late seventeenth-century England" (1).


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