Who were the Nuns?

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

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Frances Smith, in religion Francis.
Born: in Leics.
Died: 15 Nov 1670 in Louvain, aged 60.

father: Sir Francis Smith of Ashby Folville, Leics
mother: Anne Markham of Ollerton, Notts

Augustinians, Louvain choir nun.

She professed 24 Aug 1625.

She was the aunt of Francisca Smith, Alethea Anderton, Mary Smyth, Elizabeth Smith, Ursula Eyre, Dorothy Eyre, Elizabeth Anderton, Lucy Thwaytes, Aurelia Thwaytes.
She was the sister of Elisabeth Smythe.
She was the great aunt of Elizabeth Smith, Elizabeth Throckmorton, Margaret Hungate, Anne Throckmorton.
She was the niece of Ursula Smith.
She was the cousin of Elizabeth Skinner, Elizabeth Markham, Margaret Markham, Frances Markham.

brother: Sir Charles Smith 1st viscount Carington of Oxon

Sources: Louvain MS Chronicle: 291, 629.

Family tree (Markham)
Family tree (Smith Carington)