Maria Monk

Maria Monk

Nationality: Canadian

Occupation: Celebrity

Biography: Maria Monk was a Canadian woman who claimed to have been a nun who had been sexually exploited in her convent. She, or ghost writers who used her as their puppet, wrote a sensational book about these allegations.

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Source/Notes: Awful disclosures of Maria Monk, a narrative of her sufferings in the Hotel Dieu nunnery at Montreal (1837 edition)
Source/Notes: Awful disclosures of Maria Monk, a narrative of her sufferings in the Hotel Dieu nunnery at Montreal (1837 edition)

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