Early Modern

This bibliography covers the period spanning circa mid-16th to late 18th century.

NB: our bibliography editors work to ensure that there is no overlap but as some works may cross-over time periods, duplication may be inevitable. 

Allison, A.F., ‘New light on the Early History of the Breve Compendio: The Background to the English Translation of 1612’, Recusant History, 4/1 (1957-8).

Allison, A.F., ‘The English Augustinian Convent of Our Lady of Syon at Paris: Its Foundation and Struggle for Survival during the First Eighty Years, 1634-1713’, Recusant History, 21 (1992-3), 451-96.

Alston, Cyprian OSB, ‘The Cambrai Nuns’, The Downside Review, 26 (1907), 17-26.

Anson, Peter, ‘Papal Enclosure for Nuns’, Cistercian Studies 3 (1968), 109-23.

Anstruther, GodfreyVaux of Harrowden, a Recusant Family (Newport: R.H. Johns, 1953).

Arblaster, Paul, ‘G.C., Recusant Prison translator of the Japonian Epistells’, Recusant History, 28/1 (2006), 43-54.

Arblaster, Paul, ‘The Infanta and the English Benedictine Nuns: Mary Percy’s Memories in 1634’, Recusant History, 23/4 (1997), 508-27.

Arblaster, Paul, ‘The Monastery of Our Lady of the Assumption in Brussels (1599-1794)’, English Benedictine Symposium, 17 (1999).

Archivist, The (ed.), Registers of the English Benedictine Nuns of Pontoise OSB, etc. contr. by the Lady Abbess of Teignmouth Misc. X, Vol. 17 (Catholic Record Society, 1915).

Atkinson, Clarissa, ‘ “Precious Balsam in a Fragile Glass”: The Ideology of Virginity in the Later Middle Ages’, Journal of Family History8 (1983), 131-43.

Aungier, George, J.The History and Antiquities of Syon Monastery (London: J B Nichols & Sons, 1840).

Aveling, J. C. H.The Handle and the Axe (London: Blond & Briggs, 1976).

Aveling, J.C.H. ‘Catholic Households in Yorkshire, 15801603´, Northern History 16 (1980), 85-101.

Aylett, RobertThe Song of Songs, which was Salomons (1621).

Bainbridge, Virginia, ‘Lives of the Sisters of Syon Abbey ca. 1415-1539: Patterns of Vocation from the Syon Martiloge and Other Records’, Medieval People 36 (for 2021, 2022), 23-66.

Bainbridge, Virginia, ‘The Bridgettines and Major Trends in Religious Devotion c.1400-1600: with reference to Syon Abbey, Mariatroon and Marienbaum’, Birgittiana, 19 (2005), 225-40.

Bainbridge, Victoria R., ‘Syon abbey: Women and Learning c.1415-1600’, in Syon Abbey and its Books: Reading, Writing and Religion, c.1400-1700, eds.  E.A. Jones and Alexandra Walsham (Boydell and Brewer, 2010).

Bainbridge, Virginia, ‘Women and the Transmission of Religious Culture: Benefactresses of three Bridgettine Convents c1400-1600’,Birgittiana, iii (1997), 55-76.

Bainton, Roland, Women of the Reformation, in France and England (Boston, Mass.; Beacon Press, 1973).

Bastow, Sarah L., The Catholic Gentry of Yorkshire, 1536-1642: Resistance and Accommodation (Edwin Mellen Press, 2008).

Bastow, Sarah L., ‘Worth Nothing, but very Wilful’: Catholic Recusant Women of Yorkshire, 1536-1642′, Recusant History, 25/4 (October 2001), 591-603.

Bedingfield, Edmund, Coleridge, Henry James and H.J. C.The life of Margaret Mostyn – Mother Margaret of Jesus – religious of the reformed order of Our Blessed Lady of Mount Carmel, 1625-1679 Quarterly series; v. 25 (London, 1878).

Bedouelle, GuyThe Reform of Catholicism, 1480-1620 (Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2008).

Bellenger, Aidan, ‘Augustine Baker in His Recusant and Benedictine Context’, inThat Mysterious man: Essays on Augustine Baker OSB, 1575-1641 ed. by Michael Woodward (Three Peaks Press, 2001).

Benedictines of StanbrookIn a Great Tradition: Tribute to Dame Laurentia McLachlan, Abbess of Stanbrook (John Murray, 1956).

Bireley S. J., Robert, ‘Early-Modern Catholicism as a Response to the Changing World of the Long Sixteenth Century’, Catholic Historical Review, 95.2 (2009) 218-239.

Bossy, JohnThe English Catholic Community, 1570-1850 (London: Darton, Longman and Todd, 1976).

Bowden, Caroline, ‘The Abbess and Mrs Brown: Lady Mary Knatchbull and Royalist Politics in Flanders in the late 1650s’, Recusant History, 24/ 3 (May 1999), 288-308.

Bowden, Caroline, ‘“For the Glory of God”: a Study of the Education of English Catholic Women in Convents in Flanders and France in the first half of the Seventeenth Century’, Paedagogica Historica, Supplementary Series. V, Ghent, C.S.H.P. (1999), 77-95.

Bowden, Caroline, ‘The Role of Mary Knatchbull in the English Benedictine Foundations of the Seventeenth Century’, Magistra, 8:1 (Summer 2002).

Bowden, Caroline, ‘Community Space and Cultural Transmission: Formation and Schooling in English Enclosed Convents in the Seventeenth Century’, History of Education, 34:4 (July 2005): 365-86.

Bowden, Caroline, ‘The Library of Mildred Cooke Cecil’, The Library, The Bibliographical Society, Seventh Series, vol.6, No. 1 (March 2005), 3-29.

Bowden, Caroline, ‘Using Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis Software (CAQDAS) in Collaborative Historical Research’ in Mark Greengrass and Lorna Hughes (eds), Virtual History and Archaeology (2008).

Bowden, Caroline, ‘Women in Educational Spaces’ in ed. Laura Knoppers (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Early Modern Women’s Writing (2009).

Bowden, Caroline, ‘Books and Reading at Syon Abbey, Lisbon in the Seventeenth Century’ in E.A. Jones and Alexandra Walsham (eds), Syon Abbey and its Books: Reading, Writing and Religion, c.1400-1700 (Boydell and Brewer, 2010).

Bowden, CarolineEnglish Convents in Exile 1600-1800, six volumes (Pickering and Chatto, 2012 and 2013).

Bowden, Caroline, ‘The English Convents in Exile and Questions of National Identity, c.1600-1688’ in David Worthington (ed.) British and Irish Emigrants and exiles in Europe (Boston: Brill Publishing, 2010), 297-314.

Bowden, Caroline, ‘Collecting the Lives of Early Modern Women Religious: Obituary Writing and the Development of Collective Memory and Corporate Identity’, Women’s History Review, 19.1, 2010, 7-20.

Bowden, Caroline, ‘Patronage and Practice: Assessing the Significance of the English Convents as Cultural Centres in Flanders in the Seventeenth Century’, in English Studies, Vol. 92, No. 5, August 2011, 483-495.

Bowden, Caroline, “A Distribution of Tyme”: Reading and Writing Practices in the English convents in Exile, in Tulsa Studies in English Literature, Vol. 31, Nos. 1-2, 2012, 99-116.

Bowden, Caroline, ‘Les Clarisses anglaises d’Aire-sur-la-Lys (1629-1799): stratégies d’une survie’, Etudes Franciscaines, Nouvelle série, 5, 2012, fasc. 2, 263-282.

Bowden, Caroline and Kelly, James E. (eds), The English Convents in Exile, 1600-1800: Communities, Culture and Identity (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013).

Bowden, Caroline, ‘Missing Members: Selection and Governance in the English Convents in Exile’ in Caroline Bowden and James E. Kelly (eds), The English Convents in Exile, 1600-1800: Communities, Culture and Identity (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013), 53-70.

Bowden, Caroline, ‘The English Convents in Exile and their Neighbours: Extended Networks, Patrons and Benefactors’, in Helen Hackett (ed.), Early Modern Exchanges: Dialogues Between Nations and Cultures, 1550-1750 (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015), 223-242.

Bowden, Caroline, “Building Libraries in Exile: The English Convents and their Book Collections in the seventeenth Century,” in British Catholic History, Vol. 32, No 3, May 2015, 343-382.

Bowden, Caroline, ‘Lectures dans les communautés anglaises en exil: les religieuses cloîtrées et les livres au xviie siècle’, in Les Femmes dans le cloitre et la Lecture, eds., Fabienne Henryot et Philippe Martin (Paris: Bibliothèque Beauchesne, 2017), 465-492.

Bowden, Caroline (ed.), Chronicles of Nazareth (English Convent, Bruges) 1629-­1793, (Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer, for Catholic Record Society, 2017).

Bowden, Caroline, ‘English Reading Communities in Exile: Introducing Cloistered Nuns to their Books’, in eds., Leah Knight, Micheline White, & Elizabeth Sauer, Women’s Bookscapes in Early Modern Britain: Reading, Ownership, Circulation (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2018), 153-170.

Bowden, Caroline, ‘Convent Schooling for English Girls in the “Exile” Period 1600-1800’, in eds. Morwenna Ludlow, Charlotte Methuen and Andrew Spicer, Studies in Church History (Cambridge: Ecclesiastical History Society and Cambridge University Press, 2019), 177-204.

Brady, John, ‘The Nunnery of Clonard’ in Ríocht na Mídhe, 2, no. 2 (1960), 4-7.

Butler, AlbanA Short Account of the Life and Virtues of the Venerable and Religious Mother, Mary of the Holy Cross, Abbess of the English Poor Clares at Rouen; who died in the sweet odour or sanctity, March 21, anno 1735 (London: [s.n.], 1767).

Byrne, Lavinia, ‘Mary Ward’s Vision of the Apostolic Religious Life’, The Way Supplement 53 (1985), 73-84.

Cameron, Jennifer IBVMA Dangerous Innovator: Mary Ward (1585-1645) (St Paul’s Publications, 2000).

Caraman, Philip (ed.) Henry Garnet 1555-1606 and the Gunpowder Plot (Longmans, 1964).

Caraman, Philip (ed.) John Gerard. The Autobiography of an Elizabethan (Longmans, 1956).

Caraman, Philip (ed.) William Weston. The Autobiography of an Elizabethan (Longmans and Green, 1955).

Cary, Elizabeth Lady and Wolfe, Heather, Elizabeth Cary, Lady Falkland: life and letters Renaissance texts from manuscript; no. 4 (Cambridge, UK ; Tempe, AZ ; Ithaca, NY: RTM Pub.: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies/Arizona State University: North American distributors CUPS, 2001).

Cedoz, F M ThUn Couvent de Religieuses Anglaises à Paris de 1634 a 1884 (Paris: Lecoffre, 1891).

Challoner, V.A.L., Martyrs to the Catholic Faith: Memoirs of Missionary Priests and other Catholics of both sexes that have suffered death in England on religious accounts from the year 1577 to 1684 (Edinburgh: Grange, 1878).

Chambers, M.C.E. The Life of Mary Ward (1585-1645), 2 vols (London: Burns and Oates, 1882-1885).

Charlton, Kenneth, Women, Religion and Education in Early Modern England (London: Routledge, 1999).

Chedgzoy, Kate, ‘ “For Virgin Buildings Oft Brought Forth”: Fantasies of Convent Sexuality’ in Rebecca D’Monté and Nicole Pohl (eds), Female Communities, 1600–1800: Literary Visions and Cultural Realities (Houndsmill, UK: 2000).

Chowning, Margaret, ‘Convent Reform, Catholic Reform, and Bourbon Reform in Eighteenth-Century New Spain: The View from the Nunnery’, Hispanic American Historical Review, 85 (2005), 1-37.

Chowning, Margaret,Rebellious Nuns: The Troubled History of a Mexican Convent, 1752-1863 1752-1863, Oxford University Press, New York, 2006.

Clark, James G. (ed.), The Religious Orders in Pre-Reformation England (Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell, 2002).

Clark, John (ed.), St Benedict’s Rule, trans. Augustine Baker (Analecta Cartusiana, Salzburg: Institut fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik, 2005).

Clark, JohnFr Augustine Baker OSB: Five Treatises etc. in James Hogg (ed.), (Analecta Cartusiana 119: 23; Salzburg, 2006).

Clarke, ElizabethRe-writing the Bride: Politics, Authorship and the Song of Songs in Seventeenth Century England (London: Macmillan).

Clarkes, Anthony (ed.) The Heart and Mind of Mary Ward (Anthony Clarkes, 1985).

Clifford, HenryThe Life of Jane Dormer, duchess of Feria ed Stevenson, Joseph edn. (London: Burns & Oates, 1887).

Clifton, Richard, ‘Fear of Popery’, in Conrad Russell (ed.), The Origins of the Civil War (London: Macmillan, 1973), 144-67.

Clifton, Richard, ‘The Popular Fear of Popery during the English Revolution’, Past and Present 52 (1971).

Coakley, John W., Women, Men, and Spiritual Power: Female Saints and Their Male Collaborators (2007).

Collett, Barry, (ed.), Female Monastic Life in Early Modern England, with an Edition of Richard Fox’s Translation of the Benedictine Rule for Women, 1517 (Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2002).

Collins, A JThe Bridgettine Breviary of Syon Abbey (Worcester: Henry Bradshaw Society, 1969).

Collins, Rev. HLife of Dame Gertrude More, Order of St. Benedict (from Ancient manuscripts) (London, 1907-09).

Community, The (ed.), A History of the Benedictine Nuns of Dunkirk, (Burns & Oates, London, 1958 edn., London: The Catholic Book Club, 1957).

Concannon, HelenaIrish Nuns in Penal Days (London: Sands & Co, 1931).

Concannon, HelenaThe Poor Clares in Ireland (A.D.1629-A.D. 1929), (Dublin: Gill and Son, 1929).

Connelly, RolandWomen of the Catholic Resistance: In England 1540-1680 (Durham: Pentland Press, 1997).

Coolahan, Marie-Louise, ‘Identity Politics and Nuns’ Writing’, Women’s Writing (2007).

Coolahan, Marie-Louise, Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010).

Coolahan, Marie-Louise, ‘Archipelagic Identities in Europe: Irish Nuns in English Convents’ in Caroline Bowden and James E. Kelly (eds), The English Convents in Exile, 1600-1800: Communities, Culture and Identity (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013), 211-28.

Corens, Liesbeth, Confessional Mobility and English Catholics in Counter Reformation Europe (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2019).

Corens, Liesbeth,‘ Sermons, Sodalities and Saints: The Role of Religious Houses for the English Expatriate Community (ca. 1660-1720)’, Trajecta 21:2 (2012), 118-36.

Corish, P.J., ‘Women and Religious Practice’ in Margaret MacCurtain and Mary O’Dowd (eds), Women in Early Modern Ireland (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1991), 212-22.

Corthell, Ronald; Dolan, Frances, E; Highely, Christopher and Marotti, Arthur, (eds) Catholic Culture in Early Modern England(Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2007).

Coudenhove, Ida GoervesMary Ward, trans. by Elsie Codd (London: The Catholic Book Club, 1938).

Cover, JeanneLove The Driving Force: Mary Ward’s spirituality: Its Significance for Moral Theology (Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 1997).

Cramer, Anslem, OSB, ‘”he Librarie of this Howse”: Augustine Baker’s Community and their Books’, in “Stand up to Godwards”: Essays in Mystical and Monastic Theology in Honour of the Reverend John Clark on his Sixty-fifth Birthday ed. by James Hogg (Analecta Cartusiana 204; Salzburg, 2002), 103-10.

Cross, Claire, ‘The Religious Life of Women in Sixteenth-Century Yorkshire’, in W.J. Sheils and Diane Woods (eds.) Women in the Church, Studies in Church History 27 (Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1990), 307-24.

Cross, Claire, ‘Monasticism and Society in the Diocese of York, 1520-1540’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 38/Fifth Series (1988), 131-46.

Culpepper, Danielle, ”Our Particular Cloister’: Ursulines and Female Education in Seventeenth-Century Parma and Piacenza’, Sixteenth Century Journal, 36 (2005), 1017-1037.

Cunningham, Bernadette, ‘The Poor Clare Order in Ireland’ in Edel Bhreathnach, Joseph Mac Mahon OFM and John McCafferty (eds), The Irish Franciscans, 1534-1990 (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2009), 159-74.

Cunningham, Bernadette, ‘‘Bethlehem’: the Dillons and the Poor Clare Convent at Ballinacliffey, Co. Westmeath’ in Áitreabh: Group for the Study of Irish Historic Settlement Newsletter, xvii (2012-13), 5-9.

Curran John E., Roman invasions : the British history, Protestant anti-Romanism, and the historical imagination in England, 1530-1660. (Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London : Associated University Presses, 2002).

D’aca, AnthonieThe Historie, Life, and Miracles, Extasies and Revelations of the blessed virgin, Sister Joane of the Crosse of the Third Order of Our Holy Father S Francis (St Omers: John Heigham, 1625).

Dailliez, G, ‘Les Bénédictines anglaises à Cambrai’, Mémoires de la Société d’Emulation de Cambrai, (1927).

Daumont, OctaveLe Cloitre de Nazareth: Couvent Anglais de Bruges (Bruges: Desclée de Brouwer, 1935).

De Hamel, ChristopherSyon Abbey: The Library of the Bridgettine Nuns and their Peregrinations after the Reformation (Roxburghe Club, 1991).

Dinan, Susan E., ‘An Ambiguous Sphere: the Daughters of Charity between a Confraternity and a Religious Order’ in John Patrick Donnelly and Michael Maher (eds), Confraternities and Catholic Reform in Italy, France and Spain (Kirksville, MO: Thomas Jefferson University Press, 1999), 191-214.

Dinan, Susan E., ‘Compliance and Defiance: The Daughters of Charity and the Council of Trent’ in Louis Hamilton (ed.), Ecclesia semper reformanda: Vatican II, Aggiornamento, and Reform before Modernity (Fordham University Press, 2005), 199-218.

Dinan, Susan E., ‘Innovating Through Restrictions: Women in the French Catholic Reformation Church’, in Richard McNabb and Belinda Kremer (eds) Collide (New York: Pearson, 2005).

Dinan, Susan E., ‘Motivations for Charity in Early Modern France’, in Thomas Safley (ed.), Reformation of Charity: the Secular and the Religious in Early Modern Poor Relief (Leiden: Brill, 2004) 176-92.

Dinan, Susan E., ‘Overcoming Gender Limitations: The Daughters of Charity and Early Modern Catholicism’, in  K. Comerford and H.M. Pabel (eds), Early Modern Catholicism: Essays in Honor of John W. O’Malley, SJ  (Toronto and London: University of Toronto Press, 2001).

Dinan, Susan E., ‘Public Charity and Public Piety: The Missionary Vocation of the Daughters of Charity as Catholic-Reformation Missionaries’, in Barry Rothaus (ed.), Proceedings of the Western Society for French History (University Press of Colorado, 2001), 200-9.

Dinan, Susan E., ‘Spheres of Female Religious Expression in Catholic-Reformation France’, in Susan E. Dinan and Debra Meyers (eds), Women and Religion in Old and New Worlds (New York and London: Routledge, 2001), 71-92.

Dinan, Susan E.Women and Poor Relief in Seventeenth-Century France: The Early History of the Daughters of Charity (London: Ashgate, 2006).

Dinan, Susan E. and Debra Meyers (eds.), Women and Religion in Old and New Worlds (New York: Routledge, 2001). Translated into Spanish under the title Mujeres y religion en el Viejo y el Nuevo Mundo, en la Edad Moderna (Narcea, 2002)

Dirmeier, Ursula CJ (ed.), Mary Ward und ihre Gründung. Die Quellentexte bis 1645, 4 vols (Münster: Aschendorff Verlag, 2007).

Dolan Frances E. ‘Why Are Nuns Funny?’, Huntington Library Quarterly 70.4 (2007): 509-35.

Dolan, Frances E.(ed.), The Rule of the Most Blessed Father, Saint Benedict (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000).

Dolan, Frances E. (ed.), Recusant translators: Elizabeth Cary and Alexia Grey (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000). (The early modern Englishwoman : A Facsimile Library of Essential Works. Series I Printed writings, 1500-1640, Part 2 ; v. 13)

Dolan, Frances, ‘Reading, Writing and other crimes’, in Valerie Traub, M Lindsay Kaplan and Dympna Callaghan (eds),  Feminist Readings of Early Modern Culture (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996), 142-67.

Dolan, FrancesWhores of Babylon: Catholicism, Gender, and Seventeenth-Century Print Culture (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1999).

Duffy, Eamon, ‘“Holy Maydens, Holy Wyfes”: The Cult of Women Saints in Fifteenth and Sixteenth-century England’, in W.J. Sheils and Diana Woods (eds) Women in the Church, Studies in Church History 27 (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1990), pp 175-96.

Dures, AlanEnglish Catholicism, 1558-1642 (London: Longmans, 1983).

Durrant, Catherine SidneyA link between Flemish mystics and English martyrs (London: Burns, Oates and Washbourne, 1925).

Elisabeth Dutton and Victoria Van Hyning, “Augustine Baker and the Mystical Canon,” in Dom Augustine Baker, 1575–1641, ed. Geoffrey Scott (Leominster: Gracewing, 2012), 85–110.

Eaton, R., Benedictines of Colwich (London, 1929).

Eckenstein, LinaWomen under Monasticism: chapters on saint-lore and convent life, 500-1500 AD (Cambridge, 1896).

Ellis, RogerSyon Abbey: The Spirituality of the English Bridgettines (Analecta Cartusiana 68 The Contemplative Life in Great Britain: Carthusians, Benedictines, Bridgettines Vol. 2; Salzburg: Institut fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik, University of Salzburg, 1984).

Erler, Mary C., ‘Private Reading in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth-Century English Nunnery’ in James G. Clark (ed), The Culture of Medieval English Monasticism (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2007), 134-46.

Erler, Mary, ‘Syon Abbey’s care for books’, Scriptorium, 39 (1985), 293-307.

Erler, MaryWomen, Reading and Piety in Late Medieval England (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature; Cambridge: CUP, 2002).

Evangelisti, Silvia, ‘Moral Virtues and Personal Goods: The Double Representation of Female Monastic Identity’, in Olwen H. Hufton (ed.), Women in the Religious Life (Florence: European University Institute, 1996).

Evangelisti, Silvia, ‘Wives, Widows, and Brides of Christ: Marriage and the Convent in the Historiography of Early Modern Italy’ in The Historical Journal 43, 1 (Mar. 2000), 233-47.

Evangelisiti, Silvia, ‘‘We do not have it, and we do not want it’: Women, Power, and Convent Reform in Florence’ in Sixteenth Century Journal 34 (2003), pp 677–700.

Evangelisti, Silvia, Nuns: A History of Convent Life, 1450-1700 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007).

Evelinge, Elizabeth (Trans.), The Declarations and Ordinances Made upon the Rule of our Holy Mother S. Clare, trans. (eds.) facs. ed., intro. Jos Blom and Frans Blom (The Early Modern English Woman: A Facsimilie Library of Essential Works, Series I, Printed Writings, 1500-1640: Part 3, Vol. 5; Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002).

Evelinge, Elizabeth, Elizabeth Evelinge III (ed Claire Walker, The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works – Printed Writings 1500-1640: Series 1 Part Four; Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006).

Father Patrick of St JosephCarmel in Ireland: A Narrative of the Irish Province of Teresian or Discalced Carmelites 1625-1896,(London: Burns & Oates, 1897).

Fletcher, John RoryThe Story of the English Bridgettines of Syon Abbey (South Brent, Devon: Syon Abbey, 1933).

Fletcher, John Rory, ‘The Wanderings of Syon’, Poor Souls Friend, (many volumes).

Foley, HenryRecords of the English Province, 7 vols (London: Burns and Oates, 1877-83).

Forster, Ann C. M., ‘The Chronicles of the English Poor Clares of Rouen-I,’ Recusant History, 18 (1986-7), 59-102.

Forster, Ann C. M., ‘The Chronicles of the English Poor Clares of Rouen-II’, Recusant History, 18/2 (Oct 1986).

Galgano, Michael J, ‘Negotiations for a Nun’s Dowry: Restoration Letters of Mary Caryll, OSB and Ann Clifton, OSB’,’ The American Benedictine Review, 24/ 3, (Sept., 1973), 278-98.

Gallagher, Lowell, ‘Mary Ward’s “Jesuitresses” and the Construction of a Typological Community’ in Susan Frye and Karen Robertson (eds), Maids and Mistresses, Cousins and Queens: Women’s Alliances in Early Modern England (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999), 199-217.

Gasquet, Francis AidanEnglish Monastic Life (London: Methuen, 1904).

Gasquet, Francis AidanThe Life of Mary Ward, Foundress of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (London: Burns and Oates, 1909).

Gibbons, Katy, ‘“A Reserved Place”? English Catholic Exiles and Contested Space in Late-Sixteenth-Century Paris’, French Historical Studies, 32.1 (Winter 2009), 33-62.

Gibbons, MargaretGlimpses of Catholic Ireland in the Eighteenth Century (Dublin: Browne and Nolan Ltd, 1932).

Gilchrist, RobertaGender and Material Culture: The Archaeology of Religious Women (London; New York: Routledge, 1994).

Gillow, J. (ed.), Records of the English Benedictine Nuns at Cambrai 1620-1793 (13, Misc. VIII: Catholic Record Society, 1913).

Gillow, J. (ed.), Registers of the English Poor Clares Gravelines etc, contr. by W M Hunnybun, (Misc. IX, Vol. 14: Catholic Record Society, 1914).

Gillow, J. and Trappes-Lomax, R. (eds.), The Diary of the Blue Nuns…1658-1810 (8: Catholic Record Society, 1910).

Girard, Sebastien, La Première règle des pauvres dames religieuses de Sainte Claire (Caen: Jean Cavelier, 1681).

Glickman, GabrielThe English Catholic Community 1688-1745: Politics, Culture and Ideology (2009).

Goodrich, Jaime, ‘“Ensigne-Bearers of Saint Claire”: Elizabeth Evelinge’s Translations and the Restoration of English Franciscanism’ in Micheline White (ed.), English Women, Religion and Textual Production, 1500-1625 (Farnham: Ashgate, 2011), 83-100.

Goodrich, Jaime, ‘Translating Lady Mary Percy: Authorship and Authority Among the the Brussels Benedictines’ in Caroline Bowden and James E. Kelly (eds), The English Convents in Exile, 1600-1800: Communities, Culture and Identity (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013), 109-22.

Goodrich, Jaime, ‘Authority, Gender, and Monastic Piety: Controversies at the English Benedictine Convent in Brussels, 1620-1623’, British Catholic History 33 (2016): 91-114.

Greenbury, Catherine and Percy, MaryCatherine Greenbury and Mary Percy (The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works – Printed Writings 1500-1640: Series 1 Part Four; Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006).

Grisar, JosefDie Ersten Anklagen in Rom Gegen das Institut Maria Wards (Miscellanea Historiae Pontificiae, 22; Roma: Pontificia Universita Gregoriana, 1959).

Grisar, JosefMaria Wards Institut vor Romischen Kongregationen (1616-1630) (Miscellanea Historiae Pontificiae, Vol XXVII; Roma: Pontificia Universita Gregoriana, 1966).

Grisar, Joseph, ‘Maria Ward auf dem Weg zu einem neuen Frauentum, Stimmen der Zeit, 152. 7 (1953) 2034

Grisar, Joseph, ‘Mary Ward, 1585-1645’, The Month 12.22 (1954) 69-81.

Grisé, C. Annette, ‘Syon Abbey in late-medieval England’, PhD (1998).

Grisé, C. Annette, ‘Women’s devotional reading in late-medieval England and the gendered reader’, Medium Aevum, 71/2 (2002).

Grundy, Isobel and Wiseman, Susan (eds.), Women, Writing, History, 1640-1740 (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1992).

Guilday, PeterThe English Catholic Refugees on the Continent, 1558-1795 (London: Longmans and Green, 1914).

Haigh, ChristopherEnglish Reformations. Politics, Religion and Society under the Tudors (Oxford: Clarendon, 1993).

Haliczer, Stephen, Sexuality in the Confessional: A Sacrament Profaned (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996).

Hallett, Nicky (ed.), Lives of Spirit: An Edition of English Carmelite Auto/Biographies of the Early Modern Period (The Early Modern Englishwoman 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions, Aldershot: Palgrave, 2007).

Hallett, Nicky, ‘”As if it Had Nothing Belonged to Her”: The Lives of Catherine Burton (1668-1714) as a Discourse on Method in Early Modern Life-Writing’, Early Modern Literary Studies, 7/3 (January 2002), 1-30.

Hallett, Nicky, ‘Paradise Postponed: the Nationhood of Nuns in the 1670s’ in Tony Claydon and Tom Corns (eds), Religion, Culture and the National Community in the 1670s (University of Wales Press, 2010).

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