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Brereton [née Hughes], Janelocked

(1685–1740)
  • Katherine Turner

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Brereton [née Hughes], Jane (1685–1740), poet, was born at Bryn Gruffydd near Mold in Flintshire, the younger daughter of Thomas Hughes and his wife, Ann Jones. Her father educated her at home, so that by the time of his death in 1701 she had 'already discovered a peculiar genius for poetry' (...

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