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Worsley, Anne [name in religion Anne of the Ascension]locked

(1588–1644)
  • Nicky Hallett

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Worsley, Anne [name in religion Anne of the Ascension] (1588–1644), founding prioress of the English Carmelite convent, Antwerp, was one of the seven children of John Worsley, of the Isle of Wight, and his wife, Eleanor, née Hervey, of Ickworth, Suffolk. Her family were Catholics who had been forced into religious exile in ...

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