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Helen Brookfield Claudia JACOB


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Richard Ashe KING

Helen Brookfield Claudia JACOB

  • Born: 17 Apr 1873
  • Marriage: Richard Ashe KING on 14 Apr 1898 in Parish Church, Tavistock, Devon, England
  • Died: 1950 aged 77

bullet   Another name for Helen was Maidie.


bullet  General Notes:

Madie had a vision of Jesus, and painted Him with no beard. The painting caused quite a controversy at the time. She left the painting to Francis Patrick Bellesme Ashe, who gave it to his daughter Islay Jane (Downey).

A portrait of Helen Ashe King (circa 1897) by John Butler Yeats (WB Yeat's father) sold in Dublin in December 2006 for 32,000. The portrait was bequeathed by Mrs. Ashe-King to Miss K. White and thence to Mrs. E.M. Farrigton Cork.


Helen married Richard Ashe KING, son of Rev. Dr. Luke White KING and Magdalene ASHE, on 14 Apr 1898 in Parish Church, Tavistock, Devon, England. (Richard Ashe KING was born on 8 May 1839 in Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland, died on 27 May 1932 in London, England and was buried on 1 Jun 1932 in Kensal Green Cemetery, London, England.)

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