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Adam [née King], Ruth Augusta (1907–1977), writer and feminist

Sybil Oldfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature. 839 words.

Adam [née King], Ruth Augusta (1907–1977), writer and feminist, was born on 14 December 1907 at the vicarage in Arnold, a mining parish in Nottinghamshire, the second of the four children...

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Baker, (Gertrude) Elizabeth (1876–1962), playwright

Maggie B. Gale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Politics; Gender and Politics. 1128 words.

Baker, (Gertrude) Elizabeth (1876–1962), playwright, was born at 6 Levington Street, Paddington, London, on 20 August 1876, the daughter of John Alexander Baker (1849/50–1876), draper,...

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Banning, Margaret Culkin

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Education. 879 words.

Banning, Margaret Culkin (18 March 1891–04 January 1982), writer, was born in Buffalo, Minnesota, the daughter of William Edgar Culkin, a Duluth newspaper executive, and Hannah Alice Young....

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Bensusan, Inez Isabel (1871–1967), actress, playwright, and suffragist

Naomi Paxton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online June 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Politics; Gender and Politics. 1221 words.

Bensusan, Inez Isabel (1871–1967), actress, playwright, and suffragist, was born at Barrack Hill, Old South Head Road, in the Paddington district of Sydney, Australia, on 11 September...

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Biggs, Caroline Ashurst (1840–1889), novelist and campaigner for women's suffrage

Jonathan Spain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; Gender and Politics. 981 words.

Biggs, Caroline Ashurst (1840–1889), novelist and campaigner for women's suffrage, was born in St Margaret's, Leicester, on 23 August 1840, the second daughter of Matilda Ashurst Biggs...

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Blake, Lillie Devereux

Ronald Yanosky.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1123 words.

Blake, Lillie Devereux (12 August 1835–30 December 1913), author and feminist, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, the daughter of George Pollok Devereux, a planter, and Sarah Elizabeth...

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Booth, Eva Selina Gore- (1870–1926), suffragist and poet

Gifford Lewis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Politics; Gender and Politics. 1006 words.

Booth, Eva Selina Gore- (1870–1926), suffragist and poet, was born on 22 May 1870 at Lissadell, co. Sligo, Ireland, the second of three daughters and the third of the five children of Sir...

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Cobbe, Frances Power (1822–1904), writer and campaigner for women's rights

Barbara Caine.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature. 2247 words.

Cobbe, Frances Power (1822–1904), writer and campaigner for women's rights, was born in Dublin on 4 December 1822. She was the fifth child and only daughter of Charles Cobbe (1781–1857), a...

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Collet, Sophia Dobson (1822–1894), writer and campaigner for women's rights

Kathryn Gleadle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature. 1090 words.

Collet, Sophia Dobson (1822–1894), writer and campaigner for women's rights, was born Sophia Dobson on 1 February 1822 at Judd Place East in the parish of St Pancras, London, the fifth of...

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Cornwallis, Caroline Frances (1786–1858), author and feminist

Kathryn Gleadle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Literature. 1172 words.

Cornwallis, Caroline Frances (1786–1858), author and feminist, was born on 12 July 1786 at Wittersham, Kent, the second of two daughters of Revd William Cornwallis (1751–1827), rector of...

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