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Bennet [née Howe], Bridgetlocked

(fl. 1668–1699)
  • Mark Empey

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Bennet [née Howe], Bridget (fl. 1668–1699), book collector, was daughter to John Grobham Howe (1625–1679) of Langar, Nottinghamshire, and Lady Annabella Scroope (d. 1704), illegitimate daughter of Emmanuel, first earl of Sunderland. Little is known about her early years. Her notebooks provide fleeting references to her activities: she was in ...

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