The Meditations of Lady Elizabeth Delaval Written Between 1662 and 1671

The Meditations of Lady Elizabeth Delaval Written Between 1662 and 1671

Edited by Douglas G. Greene

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Surtees Society

Overview

Overview

Meditations and prayers, aged 14 to 23.
This record of the meditations and prayers of the independent and high-spirited daughter of Sir James Livingston, Viscount Newburgh, was written between the ages of fourteen and twenty-three, to assist self-examination and repentance of sins. They detail her relationships with her family, close friends and certain servants and her reflections on her courtships and marriage. Lady Elizabeth had royal connections and was later closely involved with various Jacobite plots and schemes. Bodleian Library MS. Rawlinson D. 78. Biography, 17c

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January 1975
224 pages
Publications of the Surtees Society
ISBN: 9780854440085
Format: Hardback
Surtees Society
BIC HRCR1, 1D, 2AB, 3JD
BISAC HIS037090, REL012080
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