St Monica's Convent

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Cultural formation Catherine Holland
CH (now in correspondence with the Prioress of St Monica's in Louvain) wrote a letter to inform her father that her historical studies had convinced her that the true religion was Catholicism .
It...
Cultural formation Catherine Holland
The final stage of CH 's struggle with her father lasted two more years. The Bishop of Winchester was brought in to convince her of the error of her views. She called him a pretended...
death Elizabeth Shirley
ES died in her convent of St Monica's at Louvain in what is now Belgium: she was said to be seventy-five (in the 76th year of her age)
Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Stemmata Shirleiana. Nichols and Sons, 1873.
81
at her death.
Contributions to...
death Gertrude Thimelby
GT died in St Monica's convent at Louvain, aged forty-seven, after ten years as a widowed nun.
Morris, John, editor. The Troubles of our Catholic Forefathers. Gregg International Publishers, 1970.
370
death Winefrid Thimelby
WT died in her convent, St Monica's at Louvain, after twenty-two years as prioress.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Education Winefrid Thimelby
At the age of twelve she entered the school run by the English Augustinian Canonesses at St Monica's , at Louvain in present-day Belgium. Dorothy L. Latz notes the influence on her of St Augustine
Occupation Gertrude Thimelby
GT lived the rest of her life as a nun of St Monica's , Louvain, no doubt participating in the writing in which this women's community was fruitful, as well as in its devotional life.
Occupation Winefrid Thimelby
WT , in her teens, was professed as a nun, with the English Augustinian Canonesses at St Monica's at Louvain in Belgium.
Latz says she was fifteen, though this conflicts with the birthdate which...
Occupation Winefrid Thimelby
WT became prioress of her convent, St Monica's at Louvain, where she became the most loved of all the Mothers.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Thimelby, Winefrid. The Chronicle of the English Augustinian Canonesses Regular of the Lateran, at St. Monica’s in Louvain. Hamilton, AdamEditor , Sands, 1906.
1: 130
Occupation Winefrid Thimelby
She had an aunt already at the convent, and was later joined there by her sister Frances. St Monica's had been founded from St Ursula's at Louvain when the latter proved inadequate for the numbers...
Occupation Catherine Holland
CH was professed as a nun, one of the English Augustinian Canonesses , at Nazareth Monastery (the English Convent) at Bruges (founded from St Monica's , Louvain).
CH writes this date, in a...
Occupation Elizabeth Shirley
ES was one of two movers in the founding of St Monica's Convent at Louvain, of the Order of the English Augustinian Canonesses , where the seven nuns who came from St Ursula's moved...
Residence Gertrude Thimelby
After more than a decade of widowhood, GT entered the convent of her sister-in-law Winefrid Thimelby : St Monica's at Louvain (now in Belgium).
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Morris, John, editor. The Troubles of our Catholic Forefathers. Gregg International Publishers, 1970.
269, 370
Textual Production Winefrid Thimelby
Historian John Morris thinks a fresh pen took up (after the event) the story of St Monica's from about 1639; the later historian Dom Adam Hamilton (who identifies WT as possible author) thinks she covered...

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