Who were the Nuns?

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

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Margaret Blundell, in religion Placida Maura.
Born: in Ince Blundell, Lancs.
Died: 20 Sep 1690 in Brussels, aged 53.

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 18. Her dowry was 3000fl.

Procuratrix in 1672

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

Sources: AMbenbx-4: 1672; Brussels Obit: 95; Brussels Benedictine Annals: 162; Brussels Benedictines Profession Book: 187.

Family tree (Blundell of Ince)