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Chronicle of Stanbrook Abbey on the Martyrs of Compiegne, 7/1906

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 99
Identifier: GAMMS.10.67.2784

Scope and Contents

A Chronicle of Stanbrook Abbey in which the relationship between the Carmelite Martyrs and the nuns of Stanbrook Abbey is explained: "Our Mothers of Cambrai were fellow prisoners with the Martyrs at Compiegne. From their prison windows they bade them a loving farewell and witnessed their joy as they went to their martyrdom." This chronicle is written at the time of a celebration of a Triduum in thanksgiving for the beatification of the Martyrs. The Abbey has in its possession the garments of the martyrs of Compiegne and a pair of alpargates left in the Carmelites' room. During the Triduum, Authentification of the relics was carried out.

Dates

  • 1700-1990
  • Majority of material found in 1850-1980

Extent

From the Record Group: 3.5 linear feet

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of the Carmelite Monastery of Baltimore Repository

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