Lucy Hutchinson

(1620—1675) poet and biographer

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(1620–after 1675),

the author of Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson (first published 1806), which she wrote after the death of her husband, John Hutchinson (1615–64). It is a classic account of the state of the country at the outbreak of civil war and of the conflict in the vicinity of Nottingham, told from the Puritan point of view.

Subjects: Literature.

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