Maud Gonne McBride - Born In England & Irish Nationalist & Suffragist Although of English birthright, Maud Gonne MacBride was outraged when she came to Ireland and discovered at first hand the atrocities inflicted on defenceless and very poor Irish citizens. These acts were perpetrated by her own people and she vowed to rise up and condemn such domination of Irish people. Maud’s father was a British Army Colonel at Aldershot and when he was posted to Dublin Castle, he…