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Wentworth, Jane [Anne] [called the Maid of Ipswich] (c. 1503–1572?), visionary

Richard Rex

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/47141

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Wentworth, Jane [Anne] [called the Maid of Ipswich] (c. 1503–1572?), visionary, was a daughter of Sir Roger Wentworth of Gosfield, Essex, and came of a prominent East Anglian gentry family. Her remarkable story is recorded in a contemporary narrative by Robert, Lord Curzon...

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Subjects: Mysticism ; Social and Cultural History

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