Who were the Nuns?

A Prosopographical study of the English Convents in exile 1600-1800

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Dorothy Blundell, in religion Dorothy.
Born: in Ince Blundell, Lancs.
Died: 17 Nov 1713 in Brussels, aged 77.

father: Robert Blundell Esq of Ince Blundell, Lancs
mother: Anne Wall of Hoxton, Middx

Benedictines, Brussels choir nun.
She was clothed 31 May 1654.

She professed 1 Jun 1655, aged 19. Her dowry was 3000fl.

Prioress in 1672
Abbess 1682 - 1713

She was the sister of Margaret Blundell.
She was the aunt of Anne Ecclestone.
She was the great aunt of Brigit Blundell.

Sources: AMbenbx-3; AMbenbx-4: 1672; Brussels Obit: 101-2; Brussels Benedictine Annals: 162, 169, 182; Brussels Benedictines Profession Book: 186-7.

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