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Jocelin [née Brooke], Elizabeth (1596–1622), author

Sylvia Brown

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Jocelin [née Brooke], Elizabeth (1596–1622), author, was the only child of Sir Richard Brooke (d. 1632) and Elizabeth Chaderton. Her parents separated, as Sir Peter Leycester put it, 'through some dislike after Marriage' (Leycester, 327), and her mother died when she was only six, so ...

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