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Parker, Emma [pseud. Emma de Lisle]locked

(fl. 1809–1817)
  • Isobel Grundy


Parker, Emma [pseud. Emma de Lisle] (fl. 1809–1817), novelist, of whom very little is known, belonged to the gentry class, though her family was short of money, and lived (in solitude, she says) at Fairfield House in Denbighshire, the name of which she borrowed for the family central to her first novel. She was an Anglican. She had several sisters, of whom the eldest died before 1817, and a close male relation in the army....

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