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Elinor James

(c. 1645—1714) printer and polemicist


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She married the journeyman-printer Thomas James in 1662, and continued printing from a press in her home after his death in 1710. A prolific author and printer of pamphlets and broadsides on religion, politics, and trade (typically entitled Mrs James's …), James manifested her political activism through public protest.

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