About the author

Caroline Watkinson is the Jacobite Studies Trust fellow at the Institute of Historical Research in London. Caroline studied at the University of St. Andrews, UCL and QMUL before moving to the University of Westminster in 2012. Her PhD entitled ‘Exiled English Convents and the Politics of Exclusion, 1688-1829’, examined the political significance of the 22 English convents in exile in France and Flanders.