Berní Ní Conghalaigh, Cleimintín

Cleimintín by A. E. W. Mason

Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin d’aistrigh

Publisher: Oifig Díolta Foillseachain Rialtais 1934

The book was a prize awarded to Bernie Connolly, Berní Ní Conghalaigh at the Convent of the Faithful Champions of Jesus, Laurel Hill Day School, Limerick in 1946.

With ‘added’ illustrations on inside front and back cover by Berní.

Newpaper announcement 1947! Bernie’s name is here. Perhaps you can spot family or friends names here too?

The novel ‘Clementina’, by A. E. W. Mason is a fictional account of a true historical rescue mission. In 1719, aged 17, when she was en route to marry James Stuart, Catholic pretender to the British throne, Princess Maria Clementina Sobieska was kidnapped and held prisoner by Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI, with the approval of his ally, the Protestant king of England…