'Flora' can also refer to...

Bervoix, Flora

Casby, Christopher and Flora

Dame Flora Louisa Cecilia MacLeod (1878—1976) chief of clan MacLeod

Dame Flora Louise Lugard (1852—1929) journalist and author

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Flora Annie Steel (1847—1929) writer on India and educationist

Flora Clift Stevenson (1839—1905) philanthropist and educationist

(Flora) Eileen Skellern (1923—1980) nurse

Flora Eldershaw (1897—1956)

Flora group

Flora Klickmann (1867—1958) journal editor and author

Flora Lucy Freeman (1869—1960) philanthropist and writer

Flora MacDonald (1722—1790) Jacobite heroine

Flora MacDonald Denison (1867—1921)

Flora Macdonald Garry (1900—2000) broadcaster and poet

Flora, Master of

Flora McKinnon Drummond (1878—1949) suffragette

Flora Molton

Flora Nwapa (1931—1993)

Flora Perini (1887—1975)

Flora Purim (b. 1942)

Flora Robson (1902—1984) actress

Flora Sandes Yudenitch (1876—1956) nurse and soldier in the Serbian service

Flora, The Red Menace

Flora Thompson (1876—1947) author

Flora Tristan (1803—1844)


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1 (Britten: The Turn of the Screw). Sop. Child in the charge of the Governess, older sister of Miles. Aria: Dolly must sleep. Created (1954) by Olive Dwyer.

2 (Verdi: La traviata). See Bervoix, Flora.

3 (Menotti: The Medium). Cont. Mother of Monica. As Mme Flora (Baba) she holds seances. During one of these, she is terrified by the feel of a cold hand on her throat. She accuses her mute servant, Toby, who is unable to deny it. When he hides behind a curtain she assumes he is a ghost and, frightened, she shoots him. Created (1946) by Claramae Turner.

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