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Fitzherbert, Dionyslocked

(c.1580– c.1641)
  • Kate Hodgkin

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Fitzherbert, Dionys (c.1580– c.1641), writer on madness, was one of eleven children of Humphrey Fitzherbert and Ursula Waring (eight sons and three daughters). Her father owned land in Begbroke outside Oxford, where she was probably born, and where he built a substantial house at the beginning of the seventeenth century. Writing in ...

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