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NameElizabeth Egerton (née Cavendish)
Livedb. 1626-03-25 - d. 1663-06-14 (old)
Linked SermonsSermon on Luke 17:17 -- auditor (autograph: yes)Sermon on Luke 17:17 -- dedicatee (autograph: yes)Sermon on Psalms 130:3 -- auditor (autograph: yes)Sermon on Psalms 130:3 -- dedicatee (autograph: yes)
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Source of DataODNB (Article: 68253); Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 68253)
Other NoteElizabeth Egerton (née Cavendish) was born in 1626, the second daughter of William Cavendish (bap. 1593, d. 1676), first duke of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and his first wife, Elizabeth Bassett (1599-1643). In 1641, Elizabeth married John Egerton (1623-1686), who later became second earl of Bridgewater. Elizabeth Egerton died on 14 June 1663. She is remembered for composing a series of meditations, held today at the British Library and the Henry E. Huntington Library.
GEMMS record createdApril 20, 2022
GEMMS record last editedJune 06, 2022