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rand = Math.floor(Math.random()*3+1); While Yeats eventually began settling into married life (Georgie became pregnant in early 1918), Maud threw herself into her old life of political fervor and intrigue. While appreciative of their “spiritual marriage”, Yeats eventually recognized the need for a more earthly type of fulfillment. The two first met in London in 1889 when Gonne was in London after the death of her father. If one were to read only what is written about them in a biographical sense, I could almost understand why that would be the takeaway. She was the daughter of an army officer and had been educated and raised in Paris, after her mother had died when Gonne was still very young. The Wild Geese Irish Heritage Partnership, Cleburne's Ancestors: Anglo-Irish, Well-Respected, This Week in the History of the Irish: January 10 - January 16, Michael Brennan and the East Clare Brigade at the Glenwood Ambush, This Week in the History of the Irish: January 3 - January 9, This Week in the History of the Irish: December 27 - January 2. She acted in various plays written by Yeats. Maud Gonne was the Irish revolutionary whom Yeats loved but who rejected his proposals of marriage. Of Anglo-Irish descent, she was won over to Irish nationalism by the plight of evicted people in the Land Wars.She also actively agitated for Home Rule.. For more than a quarter of a century, Yeats pursued Gonne to no avail. In 1922, Seán was taken prisoner by Free State government forces upon the surrender of the Four Courts. He wrote the plays The Countess Cathleen and Cathleen ni Houlihan for her. She had a daughter from a relationship she had with a French journalist and spent her time between Paris, Dublin and London. She … This dread has probably spoiled all her life, checking natural and instinctive selection, and leaving fantastic duties free to take its place. Thank you for writing this and putting their relationship in a different light so I could learn more! Dec 22, 2014 - Explore Adrian Frazier's board "Maud Gonne" on Pinterest. document.write('