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Great Englishwomen - M. B. Synge



Sixteen short biographies of eminent, but not overly famous Englishwomen are given. Included are several queens, but also a variety of women accomplished in cultural or professional fields, including Angelica Kaufman (an artist), Mary Somerville (a scientist), and Elizabeth Fry (a prison reformer), and many others.

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MARGARET ROPER WITH HER FATHER ON THE WAY TO PRISON.


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