Cavendish, Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle (F)

b. 1623. d. 15 December 1673. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, playwright, and philosopher. Née Lucas. Born in Essex. Educated at home by tutors. Became a maid of honor to Queen Henrietta Maria in 1643 and went to exile with the royal court in Paris the following year. Married William Cavendish c. November-December 1645. Returned to England after the Restoration and wrote many books explaining her philosophical views. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
An Epistle to My Braine 1881-05 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9062