Constance Markievicz

Irish Nationalist Constance Georgine Markievicz circa 1890. Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Born Constance Georgine Gore-Booth to a wealthy Protestant family, Constance Markievicz made a somewhat surprising transition to become a leader in the Irish Nationalist movement.

Tracy's Research:

  • "Markievicz, Constance (1868-1927)." Encyclopedia of World Biography, Gale, 1998. General OneFile, Accessed 26 Feb. 2018.
  • “Countess Constance Markievicz.” Easter 1916.
  • King, Gilbert. “Daughters of Wealth, Sisters in Revolt.” Smithsonian. 7/10/2012.
  • McGreevy, Ronan. “Constance Markievicz to belatedly enter House of Commons.” Irish Times. 12/29/2017.
  • Crozier-De Rosa, Sharon. “Uncomfortable feminist icon: Constance Markievicz.” Australian Women’s History Network. 3/26/2017.
  • Arrington, Dr. Lauren. “Constance Markievicz and the Idea of Ireland.” 37th Annual Constance Markievicz Lecture. Irish Association of Industrial Relations. November 29, 2013.
  • Haverty, Anne. “Constance Markievicz: Irish Revolutionary.” Pandora, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. 1988.