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Lyon, Elizabeth [nicknamed Edgware Bess]locked

(fl. 1722–1726)
  • Philip Sugden

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Lyon, Elizabeth [nicknamed Edgware Bess] (fl. 1722–1726), prostitute and thief, was born at Edgware, Middlesex, from which her alias was derived. Nothing is known of her parentage or early life, not even whether Lyon was a maiden or married name. She may, however, have been the ...

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