Cheyne [née Cavendish], Lady Jane (1620/21–1669), poet and royalist noblewoman, was the eldest daughter of William Cavendish, first duke of Newcastle upon Tyne (bap. 1593, d. 1676), and his first wife, Elizabeth (1599–1643), widow of Henry Howard, son of Theophilus, second earl of Suffolk...
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Madan [née Cowper], Judith (1702–1781), gentlewoman and poet, was born on 26 August 1702, probably at the family estate, Hertingfordbury Park, Hertfordshire, the only daughter of Spencer Cowper (1670–1728), lawyer, judge, and MP, and his wife, Pennington, née Goodere (bap. 1665, ...