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Ryves, Elizabethlocked

(1750–1797)
  • Elizabeth Lee
  • , revised by Rebecca Mills

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Ryves, Elizabeth (1750–1797), writer, was born in Ireland in 1750 and was descended from an old Irish family connected with that of Bruno Ryves (c.1596–1677). She owned some property, but, being cheated out of it 'by the chicanery of the law', fell into poverty, and went to ...

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