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Cary [née Tanfield], Elizabeth, Viscountess Falklandlocked

(1585–1639)
  • Stephanie Hodgson-Wright

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Cary [née Tanfield], Elizabeth, Viscountess Falkland (1585–1639), writer and translator, was born at Burford Priory, Oxfordshire, the only child of Lawrence Tanfield (c. 1551–1625), lawyer, and his wife, Elizabeth (d. 1629), daughter of Giles Symonds and Catherine, née Lee. Much of what is known of her derives from a manuscript life written about 1650 by one of her daughters, ...

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H. C. Hamilton & others, eds., , 24 vols., PRO (1860–1910)