Women / Persons ~ P10113

Mrs. Ross

Gender: Female
Life Dates: ca. 1754 - July 1779
  • Cross dresser, male impersonator
  • Heroine in war
Note: legendary sounding venture: followed fiance (forbidden by parents) from England to N America, discovered him wounded on battlefield, nursed him to health (sucking his blood), after marriage in Philly she incurs fever from poisoned arrow that wounded him, he dies broken-hearted, she returns to England to seek forgiveness and dies; monument in Hammersmith church.
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