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Haywood [née Fowler], Elizalocked

(1693?–1756)
  • Paula R. Backscheider

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Haywood [née Fowler], Eliza (1693?–1756), author and actress, was probably born in Shropshire, part of the Fowler family of Harnage Grange. Her use of west country slang and archaic terms in her writing reinforces the circumstantial evidence that Christine Blouch has assembled, although it has been suggested that she was the daughter of ...

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J. M. Bellamy & J. Saville, eds., (1972–93)