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Monk, Marialocked

(27 June 1816–04 September 1849?)
  • JoAnn Castagna

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Monk, Maria (27 June 1816–04 September 1849?), purported author of an anti-Catholic text, was born in Dorchester, Canada, the daughter of William Monk, a noncommissioned soldier stationed in Montreal, and Isabella Mills. After William Monk’s death, Isabella Monk cleaned houses in the army camp. The children, four sons and Maria, were raised as Protestants. In interviews she gave after the publication of ...

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