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Cheyne, Jane, 1621-1669


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  • Variants

    • Cheyne, Jane, Lady, 1621-1669
    • Cavendish, Jane, Lady, 1621-1669
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1621
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1669-10-08
    • Death Place

        Chelsea, London, England
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Cheyne, Jane, Lady, 1621-1669
  • Sources

    • found: Littleton, A. Sermon at the funeral of the right honourable the Lady Jane, eldest daughter to his Grace William, Duke of Newcastle, and wife to the honourable Charles Cheyne, esq., 1669.
    • found: DNB(Cheyne, Lady Jane, 1621-1669; dramatist)
    • found: Perdita manuscripts. [Perdita manuscripts from the] Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, 2008:title page (Jane Cavendish, Poetry and drama, mid 17th century)
    • found: The University of Warwick, via WWW, June 14, 2013(Perdita woman: Lady Jane Cavendish; Lady Jane Cheyne, née Cavendish)
    • found: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, via WWW, June 14, 2013(Cheyne [née Cavendish], Lady Jane (1620/21-1669); poet and royalist noblewoman; eldest daughter of William Cavendish, first duke of Newcastle upon Tyne and Elizabeth Basset Howard; married Charles Cheyne (1625-1698) of Cogenhoe, Northamptonshire in 1645; Lady Jane became epileptic in 1668 and died in Chelsea on October 8, 1669; she is the author, along with her sister Elizabeth, of the play The Concealed Fansyes, eighty-two poems (the earliest written in autumn 1643) and a pastoral masque, in a presentation volume of Lady Jane's and Lady Elizabeth's work (Bodl. Oxf., MS Rawl. poet. 16); another presentation volume of poems, all by Lady Jane, also survives (Yale U., Beinecke L., MS Osborn b.233))
    • found: A Celebration of Women Writers, via WWW, June 14, 2013(The Concealed Fansyes: A Play by Lady Jane Cavendish and Lady Elizabeth Brackley; Cheyne, Jane, Lady, 1621-1669 (Lady Jane Cavendish))
    • found: Women's household drama, 2018:ECIP title page (Jane Cavendish) contents note (A Pastorall / Jane Cavendish)
  • LC Classification

    • PR3346.C35
  • Change Notes

    • 1986-01-22: new
    • 2018-06-15: revised
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