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Boyd, Elizabeth [pseud. Louisa]locked

(fl. 1727–1745)
  • Joyce Fullard

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Boyd, Elizabeth [pseud. Louisa] (fl. 1727–1745), poet and novelist, apparently lived in London throughout her productive years. All that is known about her life or family comes from a few statements in her published works. In The Snail (1745), the only issue of her proposed periodical, she speaks of her 'deceased Father having long and zealously serv'd the ...

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