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Author: MOULT, MARGARET MARY. (DAME MAURUS).
Title: The Escaped Nun. The Story of Her Life.
Description: London: Cassell and Company, 1909. 0. 9th edition. Autobiography. "After a distressing life at St Mary's Convent, the 18-year old nun, called Madge Moult, ran away to Manningtree railway station, pursued by a wagon full of nuns who tried to force her back to the nunnery. However, station staff took pity on the girl and helped her escape to London. Her case was taken up by campaigners seeking reform of convents and monasteries and as a result Madge Moult became quite famous and she later undertook a speaking tour, lecturing on convent life and its dangers."(Local Heritage Initiative). Pp.295,portrait frontis, illustrated advertisements to endpapers, toning to pages. Cardboard covers with portrait illustration to front, creasing to spine. G+.
Keywords: Mary Margaret Moult Dame Maurus Escaped Nun Autobiography Religious Biography Catholic Church Convent Life A19568 Religious Biography
Price: GBP 28.00 = appr. US$ 39.98 Seller: Chilton Books
- Book number: 33827
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