Christian Davies (1667 – 7 July 1739), born Christian Cavanagh, was a female soldier (disguised as a man) and later a sutler for the 4th Dragoons, later the 2nd Royal North British Dragoons. She was also known as Kit Cavanagh and Mother Ross. She served, in disguise, as a trooper in the British Army—first as an infantry man, from 1697 until 1701, and then for five years as a dragoon in the Scots Greys from 1701 until discovered in 1706 while searching for her husband.

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  • Christian Davies (1667 – 7 July 1739), born Christian Cavanagh, was a female soldier (disguised as a man) and later a sutler for the 4th Dragoons, later the 2nd Royal North British Dragoons. She was also known as Kit Cavanagh and Mother Ross. She served, in disguise, as a trooper in the British Army—first as an infantry man, from 1697 until 1701, and then for five years as a dragoon in the Scots Greys from 1701 until discovered in 1706 while searching for her husband. (en)
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  • Christian Davies (1667 – 7 July 1739), born Christian Cavanagh, was a female soldier (disguised as a man) and later a sutler for the 4th Dragoons, later the 2nd Royal North British Dragoons. She was also known as Kit Cavanagh and Mother Ross. She served, in disguise, as a trooper in the British Army—first as an infantry man, from 1697 until 1701, and then for five years as a dragoon in the Scots Greys from 1701 until discovered in 1706 while searching for her husband. (en)
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