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Elizabeth Cary, Lady Falkland
British writer, 1585-1639wd:Q331855
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occupation: poet, playwright, translator, historian, writer, tragedy writer
Elizabeth Cary, Viscountess Falkland (née Tanfield; 1585–1639), was an English poet, dramatist, translator, and historian. She is the first woman known to have written and published an original play in English (The Tragedy of Mariam). From an early age, she was recognized as an accomplished scholar by contemporary writers.
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