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Women Writers in the Elizabethan Period
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The idea that queens and noblewomen should receive a humanist education may have come to England with Catherine of Aragon, since Henry VIII’s sister Mary began learning L…

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Stevenson, Jane, “Women Writers in the Elizabethan Period”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 26 June 2022 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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