Who were the Nuns?

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

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Susan Leyburne, in religion Susan.
Died: 27 Dec 1624 in Louvain.

father: James Laybourne martyr of Westmld

Augustinians, Louvain choir nun.
She arrived 9 Nov 1609.

She professed 3 May 1599.[as choir nun at St Ursula's, Louvain]

Sources: Louvain MS Chronicle: 57, 89, 275-6.


Received a grant from the countess of Arundel.

Her father was martyred in Lancaster on 1582 22 Mar. Did he marry Bridget Norton nee Bulmer of Wilton in Cleveland? see bib dict vol 4 p228.

Said by the Chronicle to have been a kinswoman of the convent's benefactor Mr Thomas Worthington (brother-in-law of Helen Allen (LA003) and Catherine Allen (LA002).