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Lucretia British & World English

(In Roman legend) a woman who was raped by a son of Tarquinius Superbus and took her own life; this led to the expulsion of the Tarquins from Rome by a rebellion under Brutus

Mott, Lucretia British & World English

(1793–1880), US social reformer; full name Lucretia Coffin Mott. A progressive Quaker minister, she was a highly motivated activist in the cause of abolition, women’s rights, and freedom of religion. She wrote Discourse on Women (1850), and with Elizabeth Cady Stanton she organized the 1848 Seneca Falls women’s rights convention

Lucretia Coffin Mott in Mott, Lucretia British & World English

(1793–1880), US social reformer; full name Lucretia Coffin Mott. A progressive Quaker minister, she was a highly motivated activist in the cause of abolition, women’s rights, and freedom of religion. She wrote Discourse on Women (1850), and with Elizabeth Cady Stanton she organized the 1848 Seneca Falls women’s rights convention