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Butler [née Grey], Josephine Elizabeth

Judith R. Walkowitz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Christianity. 5712 words.

Butler [née Grey], Josephine Elizabeth (1828–1906), social reformer and women's activist, born on 13 April 1828 at Milfield Hill, Glendale, Northumberland, was the fourth daughter and...

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Carlile, Elizabeth Sharples

Edward Royle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Education. 857 words.

Carlile, Elizabeth Sharples (1803–1852), freethought lecturer and advocate of women's rights, was one of six children born to Ann and Richard Sharples, a counterpane manufacturer, in...

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chastity, Christian

Christopher Rowland.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; History of Gender and Sexuality. 348 words.

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Colman, Lucy Newhall

Christopher Densmore.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1027 words.

Colman, Lucy Newhall (26 July 1817–18 January 1906), abolitionist, women's rights advocate, and freethinker, abolitionist, women’s rights advocate, and freethinker, was born in Sturbridge,...

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Coppin, Fanny Jackson

Linda M. Perkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Organization and Management of Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Politics. 1434 words.

Coppin, Fanny Jackson (1837–21 January 1913), educator, civic and religious leader, and feminist, was born a slave in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Lucy Jackson. Her father’s name and...

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Davis, Mary Fenn Robinson

Ann D. Braude.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 756 words.

Davis, Mary Fenn Robinson (17 July 1824–18 July 1886), Spiritualist lecturer and women's rights advocate, Spiritualist lecturer and women’s rights advocate, was born in Clarendon, New York,...

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Forster, Mary

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; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 3 words.

See Forster, William

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Fuller, Margaret

Joel Athey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Alternative Belief Systems; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 2643 words.

Fuller, Margaret (23 May 1810–19 July 1850), author and feminist, was born Sarah Margaret Fuller in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, the daughter of Timothy Fuller, a lawyer, and Margaret...

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Gray, Arthur Herbert

Alana Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1835 words.

Gray, Arthur Herbert (1868–1956), Presbyterian minister and promoter of marriage guidance, was born at 30 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, on 9 September 1868, the youngest son of Alexander...

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Heale, William

Stephen Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 708 words.

Heale, William (1581/2–1628), Church of England clergyman and writer on women, was a native of South Heal, Devon. Admitted as a commoner aged eighteen to Exeter College, Oxford, on 14 March...

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