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Alkin, Elizabeth [nicknamed Parliament Joan] (c. 1600–1655?), nurse and spy, was the wife of Francis Alkin, who was hanged as a spy in Oxford by royalist forces during the civil war. Alkin's activities are known largely from her surviving petitions for payment and relief (many of them undated or misattributed in ...

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McKenna [née Cnockaert], Marthe (1892–c. 1969), spy, was born in Westrosebeke, Belgium, one of five children of Felix Cnockaert, farmer, and his wife. Although many details of her family remain obscure, it appears that both parents were Belgian and that she had three brothers and one sister....

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Norwood [née Sirnis], Melita Stedman [Letty] (1912–2005), spy, was born on 25 March 1912 at 402 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, the elder daughter of (Peter) Alexander Sirnis (1881–1918), estate manager, and his wife, Gertrude Elizabeth Gurney, née Stedman (1878–1967), cobbler. An elder brother, ...

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