Lady Deborah Moody
(1586-1659)

woman and Lady

Died aged c. 73

Deborah, Lady Moody (born Deborah Dunch) (1586–1659?) was the only woman to start a village in colonial America; she was the first female landowner in the New World. She had an unusual influence in a society dominated by men, and was described by contemporaries as "a dangerous woman."

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Lady Deborah Moody

Lady Deborah Moody [full inscription unknown]

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