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Southcott, Joannalocked

(1750–1814)
  • Sylvia Bowerbank

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Southcott, Joanna (1750–1814), prophet and writer, was born on 25 April 1750 in Taleford, near Ottery St Mary, Devon, the fourth of six children, and was raised in the village of Gittisham, 16 miles from Exeter. Her father, William Southcott (d. 1802)...

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