Who were the Nuns?

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

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Tomisin Ravenscraft, in religion Mary Francis.
Born: in Alconbury, Hunts.
Died: 5 Oct 1680 in Bruges, aged 50.


father: James Ravenscraft
mother: Marie Peck

Franciscans, Nieuport choir nun.
She was clothed 20 Oct 1647, aged 17.

She professed Oct 21 1648, aged 18.


Sources: BC: 29; BD: 193, 246; BP: 140.



The age at date of death and at profession in the printed Franciscana text accord. Hence the error in respect of age at clothing, given in the text as 19, is here corrected to 17.