Who were the Nuns?

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

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Anne Wood, in religion Mary Anne.
Born: 1758 in Moseley, Staffs.
Died: aft 1809 in Taunton, Somerset.

father: William Wood Cath
mother: Anne Lane Cath

Franciscans, Bruges lay sister.
She was clothed 7 Aug 1791, aged 33.

She professed 10 Aug 1792, aged 34.

Sources: BB C459; BC: 86, 89, 101, 110, 111; BP: 170.



Suffered a serious accident in March 1809 at Taunton when she severed a tendon when her arm went through a glass window she was trying to open. A great deal of suffering ensued but her eventual full recovery was recorded as a miracle: her date of death is unknown.