Women / Persons ~ P25360

Elsie Knocker, Baroness de T'Serclaes

Alternate Names:
  • Madonna of Pervyse
  • Elizabeth Blackall Shapter
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 29 July 1884 – 26 April 1978
  • English
  • Heroine in war
  • Nurse
Note: ambulance driver WWI. m. twice. She divorced Knocker, but kept it a secret. The baron was Catholic, and fact of divorce was scandal/rule-breaker in second breakup, though she kept the title baroness. This hidden life history also broke up her relationship with Mairi Chisholm, the other Madonna of Pervyse.
persons with degrees of separation from Elsie Knocker, Baroness de T'Serclaes