Irish Sisters of Mercy


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Cultural formation Bessie Rayner Parkes
She had become seriously interested in Secularism in 1857. Now, after attending the Congress for the Advancement of Social Science in Dublin in 1861, she became interested in the work of the Irish Sisters of Mercy
Cultural formation Adelaide Procter
Two, and perhaps all three, of her sisters later converted to Roman Catholicism as well, and one joined the Irish Sisters of Mercy . Parkes claimed that AP never spoke of her conversion.
Gregory, Gill. The Life and Work of Adelaide Proctor. Ashgate.
Banks, Olive. The Biographical Dictionary of British Feminists. New York University Press.
Parkes, Bessie Rayner. “In a Walled Garden, 1895”. Indiana University: Victorian Women Writers Project.
162, 165
Occupation Florence Nightingale
FN was not, contrary to her official title, in charge of all the nurses in the area. The Irish Sisters of Mercy , for instance, worked independently of FN 's influence at Koulali Hospital ...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Bessie Rayner Parkes
This work features two founders of religious Orders in IrelandMary Aikenhead of the Sisters of Charity and Catherine McAuley of the Mercy Sisters —as well as Elizabeth Ann Seton of the USA.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.


By mid-April 1856: Frances Margaret Taylor published as a Lady...

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By mid-April 1856

Frances Margaret Taylor published as a Lady VolunteerEastern Hospitals and English Nurses: the Narrative of Twelve Months' Experience in the Hospitals of Koulali and Scutari.
British Library Catalogue.

24 October 1868: With the support of Lady Georgiana Fullerton,...

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24 October 1868

With the support of Lady Georgiana Fullerton , novelist and journalist Frances Margaret Taylor established, in rented rooms off Fleet Street, London, the religious community that would become the Congregation of the Poor Servants of the Mother of God


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