Franklin

The Winthrop woman / Anya Seton.

Author/Creator:
Seton, Anya.
Publication:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1958.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 586 p. : geneal. table ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Hallett, Elizabeth Fones Winthrop Feake, 1610-approximately 1668 -- Fiction.
Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Romance fiction.
Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Love stories.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Summary:
This fictional account of Elizabeth Fones set against the background of Puritan New England tells of the problems of her three marriages--first, to Henry Winthrop, son of John Winthrop, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony; second to Robert Feake; and third to William Hallet. Through her marriages and her countless rebellions against bigotry, Elizabeth lived life with a gusto at odds with her heritage and surroundings.
Contents:
England : 1617-1631
Massachusetts Bay Colony : 1631-1640
Connecticut and New Netherland : 1640-1655
Historical afterword.
Notes:
Genealogical table on endpapers.
Local notes:
Schimmel Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Caroline F. Schimmel.
Penn Provenance:
Schimmel, Caroline F. (donor) (Schimmel Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1958
Contributor:
Caroline F. Schimmel Fiction Collection of Women in the American Wilderness (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
310292
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