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

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Gravelines PoorClares Register

(86) The same Day & Year made also her holy Profession Sister Elizabeth Bradshagh, now Call'd Sister Elizabeth Clare the 19th year of her Age.

Anno Domini 1639 the 17th of February in our Convent of Nazareth of English Poor Clares in Graveline, is most happily departed this Life, strengthened with the Rights of our holy Mother the Church, our dear sister, Sister Elizabeth Clare Bradshagh, the 28th Year of her Age, & 10th since her entrance into holy Religion, wherein she served our Lord with Singular Innocency & purity of heart, Zeal, & fervour of Religious discipline. And her own advancement in all true Virtue, & in her last Sickness left us great examples of patience & Conformity to the Divine Will. For the happy rest of her Soul we most humbly crave the assistance of your Prayers & Suffrages of Charity. Requiescat in Pace.