NEWS: Open Access for Women’s History Month 2014Once again The Orlando Project was delighted to celebrate Women’s History Month by making the textbase freely available for the month of March 2014, courtesy of Cambridge University Press.
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1 September 1641
Elizabeth Shirley died in her convent of St Monica's at Louvain in what is now Belgium: she was said to be seventy-five (in the "76th" year of her age) at her death.
1 September 1652
Agnes Beaumont was born at Edworth in Bedfordshire (three miles from Biggleswade). She was the youngest of her family.
1 September 1729
Sir Richard Steele, periodical writer, playwright, and theatre manager, died in King Street, Carmarthen, Wales.
- 1 September 1641