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Knight, Annelocked

(1786–1862)
  • Edward H. Milligan

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Knight, Anne (1786–1862), slavery abolitionist and campaigner for women's rights, was born on 2 November 1786 at Chelmsford, Essex, the third of the eight children of William Knight (1756–1814), wholesale grocer, and his wife, Priscilla, née Allen (1753–1829). Her mother was first cousin to the philanthropist ...

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