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Piers [née Roydon], Sarah, Lady Pierslocked

(d. 1719)
  • Holly Faith Nelson


Piers [née Roydon], Sarah, Lady Piers (d. 1719), poet and literary patron, is identified in a contemporary inscription on her engraved portrait as the daughter of Matthew Roydon of Roydon, or Rawdon, in West Yorkshire. Her father may have been 'one of the farmers of the ...

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