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Weston, Elizabeth Janelocked

(bap. 1581?, d. 1612)
  • Donald Cheney

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Weston, Elizabeth Jane (bap. 1581?, d. 1612), Latin poet, was born in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, on 2 November 1582 according to information on her tombstone; but an undated record of her baptism appears in the parish register between records dated 4 March and 31 October 1581, respectively, and a date within this period would accord better with her statement (in a poem on the death of her mother) that she was some six months old when her father died. She was the second of two children of ...

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