Katherine Philips

Katherine Philips, known as The Matchless Orinda, was a writer active in the mid-1600s. She was a royalist, translator and is well-regarded for her poetry. Later poets, like John Keats, cited Philips as an influential source of work. Poems by the Most Deservedly Admired Mrs. Katherine Philips, the Matchless Orinda was published after her death.

Orinda to Lucasia

by Katherine Philips

‘Orinda to Lucasia’ by Katherine Philips describes the importance and intensity of the relationship she holds with her close friend, Anne Owens. 

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