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Winchilsea, Anne Kingsmill Finch, Countess of, 1661-1720


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    • Anne, Countess of Winchilsea, 1661-1720
    • Finch, Anne, 1661-1720
    • Finch, Anne Kingsmill, Countess of Winchilsea, 1661-1720
    • Lady Winchelsea, 1661-1720
    • Green, Matthew, 1661-1720
    • Winchelsea, Lady, 1661-1720
    • Ardelia, 1661-1720
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    • Birth Date

        1661-04
    • Death Date

        1720
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  • Sources

    • found: Her The poems of Anne, Countess of Winchilsea.
    • found: Her The Anne Finch Wellesley manuscript poems, 1998:CIP t.p. (Anne Finch) galley (her manuscript was purchased and became the possession of the Wellesley College Library)
    • found: OCLC, Nov. 10, 2005(usage: Lady Winchelsea)
    • found: The spleen, 1936:t.p. (Matthew Green) p. [81]-88 ("The spleen, a Pindarique ode. By a lady [Anne Finch, countess of Winchilsea] ... London ... 1709")
    • found: The Cambridge edition of the works of Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea, 2016:CIP volume 1, introduction ("Finch was born Anne Kingsmill in April 1661 into the English landed gentry . . . Her mother, Anne Haslewood, was the daughter of Sir Anthony Haslewood (1613-1661) and Elizabeth Wilmer of Maidwell, Northamptonshire . . . Finch's father, Sir William Kingsmill (1613-1661), descended from a Hampshire family . . . Anne and Sir William had three children: Bridget (1657-1720), William (1660-1698), and Anne (1661-1720) . . . While Finch's entree at Court established her connections to the Duke and Duchess of York . . . her chief introduction was to her future husband. Heneage Finch (1657-1726) was the eldest surviving son of Sir Heneage Finch, third Earl of Winchilsea (1628-1689) . . . Their marriage license is dated May 14, 1684, and their wedding took place the next day . . . After the union took place, Anne Finch resigned from her post as Maid of Honor, but the couple remained at court, residing in Westminster Palace . . . While dwelling at Court, Finch continued writing . . .The General Introduction to volume 2 resumes an account of her life and career as they correspond to the works presented there") publisher's summary ("This first volume provides established texts of Finch's early manuscript books, including Poems on Several Subjects and Miscellany Poems with Two Plays written under her pen name, Ardelia")
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    • 1980-11-13: new
    • 2015-05-14: revised
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