Catharine Trotter Cockburn

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Birthday
16, 1679
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 11, 1749 (69)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1679
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 11, 1749 (69)

About

An English author known for her philosophical essays, she is most famous for her debut publication, A Defence of Mr. Lock's. Her other works include Fatal Friendship: A Tragedy and Agnes de Castro.

Before Fame

She was an avid reader and published a few amateur pieces in her adolescent years. She published her first novel when she was just fourteen years old.

Trivia

She published her philosophical work, A Defence of Mr. Lock's, when she was just twenty-three years old.

Family Life

Her father died of the plague when she was four years old.

Associated With

She was praised by the famous writer John Locke.