Elizabeth Calvert

(c. 1629—1675) bookseller

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They sold Nonconformist, oppositional, and Quaker literature from their shop in St Paul's Churchyard. Elizabeth played an important role in the production and distribution of radical pamphlets, particularly while her husband was imprisoned, and despite her own imprisonments and interrogations by L’Estrange.

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