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People/Characters: Bathsua Makin

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First Feminists: British Women Writers 1578-1799 by Moira Ferguson
The Learned Lady in England, 1650-1760 by Myra Reynolds
Reason's Disciples: Seventeenth Century English Feminists by Hilda L. Smith
Uppity Women of Shakespearean Times by Vicki Leon
Virtue of Necessity: English Women's Writing, 1649-88 by Elaine Hobby
The Weaker Vessel by Antonia Fraser

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Bathsua Makin, née Reginald (c. 1600–c. 1675) was a writer and teacher known as "England's most learned lady" for her linguistic skills and her advocacy for the rights of women to higher education.

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