4 edition of Elizabeth Hooton, first Quaker woman preacher (1600-1672) found in the catalog.
Bibliography: p. 87-90.
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Her final voyage was to the West Indies and the USA with George Fox in 1670. " With such peace, Elizabeth Hooton greeted death while on a mission of encouragement to Jamaica. When her efforts at last helped achieve changes to British law, Fry turned her attention to winning the hearts and minds of the great and good on continental Europe.
She was assaulted in 1660 by a church minister inwho passed her on the street and knew that she was a Quaker. ' and more words to the like effect; and embraced me with a kiss and laid herself down and turned her first Quaker woman preacher (1600-1672) on her side and so her breath went weaker and weaker til it was gone from her and so she passed away as though she had been asleep; and none knew of her departure but as her breath was gone.
It was an even more unpleasant place than York Castle, and without the consolation of any fellow Quakers. " Stripped to the waist, tied to an ox-cart, and led through many towns where she and other Quakers were brutally whipped, she was then again left, cold and bloody, in the wilderness.
Hooton returned to Massachusetts accompanied by her daughter Elizabeth. She clearly had no taste for a quiet life, though, as shortly after, she was imprisoned again in Lincoln for disturbing a congregation. She was well the day before she died, and departed in peace, like a lamb, bearing testimony to Truth at her departure.
Born in 1600 in Elizabethan England, she was probably named for the beloved queen who proved that females could excel in capacities formerly considered only the province of males.
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