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People/Characters: Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke

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All the Queen's Men: Elizabeth I and Her Courtiers by Neville Williams
Desiring Women Writing: English Renaissance Examples by Jonathan Goldberg
The Forbidden Muse: Mary Sidney Herbert and Renaissance Poetic Theory by Sallye Sheppeard
Isabella Whitney, Mary Sidney and Amelia Lanyer: Renaissance Women Poets by Danielle Clarke
Never Learn Anything from History by Kate Beaton
Philip's Phoenix: Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke by Margaret P. Hannay
Quarrel with the King by Adam Nicolson
Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
The Sidney Family Romance: Mary Wroth, William Herbert, and the Early Modern Construction of Gender by Gary F. Waller
The Sidney Psalms by Mary Sidney Herbert
The Sidney Psalter: The Psalms of Sir Philip and Mary Sidney (Oxford World's Classics) by Sir Philip Sidney
Sir Philip Sidney by Mona Wilson
Sir Philip Sidney 1554-1586 by Dorothee Cannegieter
Sir Philip Sidney: Courtier Poet by Katherine Duncan-Jones
Sweet Swan of Avon: Did a Woman Write Shakespeare? by Robin Williams
Uppity Women of Medieval Times by Vicki LeonMary Sidney Herbert
Women of action in Tudor England: Nine biographical sketches by Pearl Hogrefe
Women Poets of the Renaissance by Marion Wynne-Davies

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Mary Sidney (1561-1621), countess of Pembroke as the wife of Henry Herbert, was one of the most learned women of the Renaissance and one of the first major female English writers. Her older brother was the famous poet-soldier Sir Philip Sidney.

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