Marguerite Bourgeoys
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Marguerite Bourgeoys brave beginnings by Patricia Simpson

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Published by Fides in [Montréal] .
Written in English


  • Bourgeoys, Marguerite, -- Saint, -- 1620-1700,
  • Bourgeoys, Marguerite, -- sainte, -- 1620-1700,
  • Congregation of Notre-Dame -- History -- 17th century,
  • Congrégation de Notre-Dame -- Histoire -- 17e siècle,
  • Christian saints -- Québec (Province) -- Biography,
  • Nuns -- Québec (Province) -- Biography,
  • Saints chrétiens -- Québec (Province) -- Biographies,
  • Religieuses -- Québec (Province) -- Biographies,
  • Canada -- History -- 1663-1713 (New France),
  • Montréal (Québec) -- Church history -- 17th century,
  • Canada -- Histoire -- 1663-1713 (Nouvelle-France),
  • Montréal (Québec) -- Histoire religieuse -- 17e siècle

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementPatricia Simpson.
GenreBiography, Biographies
LC ClassificationsBX4700.B756 S422 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination117 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24101550M
ISBN 109781897092033
LC Control Number2010399922

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