Englishwoman

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a woman who is a native or inhabitant of England

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Englishwomen reporters represented Nazly as a mythological figure, either excessively nice or appallingly ruthless.
Monica Storrs and her colleagues were among a group of dedicated Englishwomen who enlisted for the work of the Lord in strange, far-off lands such as Canada.
Englishwomen of the 1700s used to write men's names on scraps of paper, roll each one into a little piece of clay, and drop them all into water.
Perhaps it would be no bad thing if people with such an attitude were to holiday elsewhere, in particular out of kilter Englishwomen.
of New Brunswick) closely analyzes how the reading of early modern Englishwomen is represented in writing and art, including devotional works, poetry, household and maternal books and fiction by Katherine Parr, Anne Askew, Dorothy Leigh, Elizabeth Grymeston, Aemelia Lanyer and Mary Wroth, and examines how such representation figured in private and public life for such women.
Reports at the time said Dyer, after the massacre, had made Indians crawl along a street where two Englishwomen had been attacked, and ordered others to be whipped.
As new texts by sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Englishwomen are discovered and edited and new critical theories brought to bear on our understanding of them, and as our knowledge of women and their status in the period is increased by studies in various interdisciplinary fields as well as in more traditional disciplines such as history or Reformation studies, the canon of English Renaissance writings is undergoing change.
The various Englishwomen, all at differing phases of life, reinforce existing stereotypes.
Matar occasionally cites Englishwomen who engage Islam in their writings -- Elizabeth I, Mary Wroth, and Anne Conway -- as well as numerous, and mostly anonymous, female missionaries and captives.
This preponderance, which perhaps reflects the actual demographics of scholars now working on early modern Englishwomen, Dr.