It is an account of the actual experiences of an english aristocratic woman who had sincerely converted to islam about 1912 and out of conviction performed the pilgrimage in 1933 without using any disguise. From mayfair to mecca lady evelyn cobbolds pilgrimage in 1933 my lecture is about purportedly the first british born female muslim convert to make the pilgrimage to mecca.
Lady evelyns story about her life her conversion and her pilgrimage to mecca are all recorded in her diaries which have recently been republished.
Pilgrimage to mecca lady evelyn cobbold pdf. Book review pilgrimage to mecca by evelyn cobbold. Addeddate 2019 01 16 081926 call number ds207 c6 1934 coveragespatial arabian peninsula mecca saudi arabia datecreated 1934 descriptionprovenance. Mayfair socialite aristocratic owner of an estate in the scottish highlands and accomplished deerstalker and angler lady evelyn cut an elegant if eccentric figure on her frequent travels in the arab world.
She was a very lively eccentric anglo scot moslem who loved doing things and loved people as well said major hope cobbold her great grandson said about her. Internet archive python library 120dev4. As the first british woman convert to islam on record as making the pilgrimage to mecca and visiting medina lady evelyn cobbold 1867 1963 cuts a unique figure in the annals of the muslim hajj.
Pilgrimage to mecca by lady evelyn cobbold. Like burton she proceeded to madina first. Anglo scottish aristocrat and landowner evelyn murray had spent childhood winters in north.
Turkistani no preview available 2009. Common terms and phrases. Not as it turned out an easy question because by the time we came to write about her she had almost totally dropped out of sight.
Pilgrimange to mecca by lady evelyn cobbold. In 1933 at the age of 65 she. Evelyn cobboldpilgrimage to mecca.
Pdf with text download. Pilgrimage to mecca lady evelyn cobbold william facey ahmad s. Abd al aziz abdullah abu bakr allah angus sladen april arab arafat arrived beautiful bedouin blessed british cairo camels century christians colour countess of dunmore courtesy of angus damascus desert dunmore east.
Who was lady evelyn cobbold. Publication date 1934 topics state collection digitallibraryindia. Pilgrimage to mecca on the other hand had no polemical motives.