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Skene [née Gillespie], Lilias [Lillias Skein]locked

(1626/7–1697)
  • Gordon DesBrisay

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Skene [née Gillespie], Lilias [Lillias Skein] (1626/7–1697), Quaker preacher and poet, was the daughter of John Gillespie (d. 1627 or c.1647), minister of Kirkcaldy; according to conflicting accounts, her father died either around the time of her birth or shortly after her marriage. Her mother was ...

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