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Wolley [other married name Challiner], Hannahlocked

(b. 1622?, d. in or after 1674)
  • John Considine

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Wolley [other married name Challiner], Hannah (b. 1622?, d. in or after 1674), author of works on cookery, medicine, and household affairs, never mentions her father in her writings, and his name is unknown. Her mother and elder sisters 'were very well skilled in Physick and Chirurgery', and she learned a little about medical practice from them, and more under the patronage of a noblewoman, almost certainly ...

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