Mildmay, Grace (1553–1620)

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Mildmay, Grace (1553–1620)

British diarist. Born Grace Sherrington, 1553, in Laycock Abbey, Wiltshire, England; died July 1620 in Apethorpe, Northamptonshire, England; 2nd dau. of Sir Henry Sherrington (Wiltshire landowner) and Lady Sherrington; m. Sir Anthony Mildmay (son of Sir Walter Mildmay, founder of Emmanuel College, Cambridge), 1567 (died 1671).

Kept a journal (1570–1617) until husband's death, which was later published as Lady Grace Mildmay's Journal and Papers.

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