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Re: Phoebe Roper of Douai France
Posted by: William Alexander Roper, Jr. (ID *****0344) Date: August 01, 2010 at 17:10:25
In Reply to: Phoebe Roper of Douai France by Kelly Behan of 1882

Douay was a principal location for the education for English priests when Catholocism was unlawful in England. The ROPER family had a singular role in the sustainment of English Catholocism from the beginning of the English Protestant Reformation in 1535 through the 1700s.

This is an interesting place for a ROPER to be born.

Are you certain that she was BORN there? Or is it possible that she was being educated at a convent there?

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