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Cowley [née Parkhouse], Hannahlocked

(1743–1809)
  • Mary de la Mahotière

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Cowley [née Parkhouse], Hannah (1743–1809), playwright and poet, was born on 14 March 1743 in Tiverton, Devon, the younger daughter of Philip Parkhouse (c.1712–1790) and Hannah (née Richards). A brilliant Blundell's scholar, her father, disappointed of a church living, became a bookseller in ...

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