Who were the Nuns?

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

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Ursula Smith, in religion Scholastica.
Died: 14 Jan 1660 in Brussels, aged 69.

father: George Smith Esq of Ashby Folville, Leics
mother: Anne Giffard

Benedictines, Brussels choir nun.
She was clothed 5 Aug 1608.

She professed 2 Feb 1610, aged 26. Her dowry was 5000fl.

Portress in 1623 c

She was the aunt of Frances Smith, Elisabeth Smythe.
She was the great aunt of Francisca Smith, Alethea Anderton, Mary Smyth, Elizabeth Smith, Elizabeth Anderton, Dorothy Eyre, Ursula Eyre, Aurelia Thwaytes, Lucy Thwaytes.

brother: Rev John Smythe alias Carrington SJ

Sources: AMbenbx-12: 1630; Brussels Obit: 74; Brussels Benedictine Annals: 71; Brussels Benedictines Profession Book: 180; Foley: 860.

Family tree (Giffard of Chillington)
Family tree (Smith Carington)