Standard Name: Ward, Mary
Birth Name: Joan Ward
Self-constructed Name: Mary Ward
Self-constructed Name: Marie
Self-constructed Name: Felice
Self-constructed Name: Phillis
Self-constructed Name: Margery
Self-constructed Name: The Old Woman
Self-constructed Name: Maria della Guardia
, seventeenth-century religious reformer and founder of a religious Order, used her writings (letters, autobiography, prayers, notes, and speeches) as a means to forward her radical ecclesiastical administration. She also wrote devotional works for her own spiritual life, and familiar letters.
Ward, Mary. “Estate of Justice”. Love—the Driving Force, edited by Jeanne Cover and Jeanne Cover, Marquette University Press, 1997, p. 195.
Ward, Mary. “Petition to Urban VIII”. Mary Ward, Pilgrim and Mystic, 1585-1645, edited by Margaret Mary Littlehales, Burns and Oates, 2001, p. 262.
Ward, Mary. “Verity Speech”. A Dangerous Innovator: Mary Ward (1585-1645). Strathfield, Australia: St Pauls Publications, 2000, edited by Jennifer Cameron and Jennifer Cameron, St Pauls Publications, 2000, pp. 239-40.