Monday, February 19, 2018

Fact of the Day: Emilia Lanier

Emilia Lanier was the first woman to be a professional poet in England. In her personal life, she gave birth to the son of Henry Carey (they did not marry) who was the maternal cousin of Queen Elizabeth I. 

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  1. A child out of wedlock...how scandalous.

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  2. That's pretty cool! Hugs..RO

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  3. Oh she looks like a grea inspiration
    xx

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  4. That must have been quite a scandal back then that she was not married to the father of her child. She was ahead of her times all the way around, I think!

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  5. Love any gal during times when all women were to do were to sit there and be there for the man

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