Who were the Nuns?

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

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Mary Smyth, in religion Mary Joseph.
Born: 1642 in Wootton Wawen, Warws.
Died: 3 Dec 1674 in Liège.

father: Sir Charles Smith 1st viscount Carington of Oxon
mother: Lady Elizabeth Carryll of Harting, Sussex

Sepulchrines, Liège choir nun.
She entered 8 Sep 1659.

She professed 19 Oct 1661, aged 18.

She was the sister of Elizabeth Smith, Francisca Smith.
She was the aunt of Elizabeth Smith, Margaret Hungate, Helen Hungate, Anna Hungate.
She was the cousin of Alethea Anderton, Frances Caryll, Frances Webb, Agatha Webb, Anne Webb, Catherine Caryll, Elizabeth Caryll, Elizabeth Webb, Elizabeth Anderton, Lucy Thwaytes, Aurelia Thwaytes, Ursula Eyre, Barbara Caryll, Mary Caryll, Elizabeth Caryll, Dorothy Eyre.
She was the niece of Elisabeth Smythe, Frances Smith.
She was the great niece of Ursula Smith.
She was the kinswoman of Bridget Berington.

Sources: Chap: 8.

Family tree (Caryll)
Family tree (Smith Carington)


Her father was murdered in 1655. In the Chapter Book she is listed as Winter Carington.