About the Author
Sue Hull, writing as Suzanne W. Hull, was the author of two non-fiction books, Chaste, Silent & Obedient: English Books for Women 1475-1640 (1982, 1988), and Women According to Men: The World of Tudor-Stuart Women (1996, in Japanese 2003), plus numerous articles and chapters in other publications. A graduate of Swarthmore College, she received a Master of Science in Library Science from the University of Southern California, and was president of several community organizations, including the YWCA of Greater Los Angeles, before becoming the first woman to serve as one of the five principal officers of the Huntington Library, Art Gallery and Botanical Gardens. Ms. Hull was the widow of attorney George I. Hull, with whom she had raised three children. She died in 2006.