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Bradstreet, Anne (born Anne Dudley) 1612?-72; Am. poet, born in England
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, Anne Dudley 1612-1672.
English-born colonial poet who wrote several collections of verse, including The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America (1650). Her husband, Simon (1603-1697), was a colonial administrator and governor of Massachusetts (1679-1686 and 1689-1692).