Elizabeth Elstob English linguist and feminist

Elizabeth Elstob is a 73 years old English linguist and feminist from Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Elizabeth Elstob was born on January 01, 1683 (died on January 01, 1756, she was 73 years old) in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.



Elizabeth Elstob the Saxon Nymph was born and brought up in the Quayside area of Newcastle upon Tyne and like Mary Astell of Newcastle is nowadays regarded as one of the first English feminists. She was proficient in eight languages and became a pioneer in Anglo-Saxon studies an unprecedented achievement for a woman in the period. In London she translated Madeleine de Scudéry's Essay upon Glory in 1708 and an English-Saxon Homily on the Nativity of St Gregory in 1709.
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Is Elizabeth Elstob still alive?

No, she died on 01/01/1756, 266 years ago. She was 73 years old when she died. and buried in St Margaret's Church .



Elizabeth Elstob had 1 sibling. English chaplain William (9 years older)

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