The She-Apostle: The Extraordinary Life and Death of Luisa de Carvajal

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Before dawn one morning in June 1612, an elderly Frenchman took charge of a carriage carrying a precious cargo near Tyburn Fields, London's notorious place of execution. It was heading for a house in Spitalfields, where a wizened Spanish woman was waiting to receive the mortal remains of freshly-martyred Catholic priests. Her name was Luisa de Carvajal and this book tells her story. Born into a great Spanish noble family, Luisa suffered a horribly abusive childhood and from her early years hankered to become a martyr for ...

The She-apostle: The Extraordinary Life and Death of Luisa De Carvajal 2011, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199571222

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The She-Apostle: The Extraordinary Life and Death of Luisa de Carvajal 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199533534

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