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Maud Gonne
Original name: Edith Maud Gonne MacBride
Birth: Dec. 21, 1866
Surrey, England
Death: Apr. 27, 1953

Of Anglo-Irish descent, an active Irish nationalist and supporter of Irish arts. Refused W. B. Yeats's marriage proposal in 1891 (he later also proposed unsuccesfully to her daughter, but as an actress took the leading roles in his plays, notably 'cathleen Ni Houlihan' (1902). Became a Catholic and married (1903) the nationalist John MacBride (executed Kilmainham Jail, 1916), by whom she bore a son, Sean MacBride later famous as a politician. Interned in Holloway Jail London in 1918 for 6 months. worked as a nursing volunteer during the Irisgh Civil War. (bio by: David Conway) 
Family links: 
  John MacBride (1865 - 1916)
  George Gonne Millevoye (1889 - 1891)*
  Sean MacBride (1904 - 1988)*
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Glasnevin Cemetery
County Dublin, Ireland
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Originally Created by: David Conway
Record added: Sep 07, 2001
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