Maid
A maid, or housemaid or maidservant, is a female person employed in domestic service. Although now usually found only in the most wealthy of households, in the Victorian era domestic service was the s...
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Raymonde Arsen
Raymonde Arsen née Vital was a servant in the Comté de Foix in the early fourteenth century. She was made notable by appearing in Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie's Montaillou. Born in Prades d'Aillon to a po...
Hua Xiren
Hua Xiren (simplified Chinese: 花袭人; traditional Chinese: 花襲人; pinyin: Huā Xírén) is a major fictional character from the classic Chinese novel Dream of the Red Chamber. She is the chief ma...
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Kitchen maid (domestic worker)
A kitchen maid or kitchen girl is a young maid, or junior female domestic worker. In the hierarchy of a great house she ranked below a cook and above a scullery maid. An experienced kitchen maid is an...
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Hanna Grönvall
Johanna Kristina "Hanna" Grönvall (10 December 1879 in Västra Sallerup, Malmöhus län – 22 May 1953) was a Swedish politician (social democrat) and trade union worker.Grönwall worked as a maid from 190...
Scullery maid
In great houses, scullery maids were the lowest-ranked and often the youngest of the female servants and acted as assistant to a kitchen maid. The scullery maid reported (through the kitchen maid) to ...
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Margaret Rogers
Margaret 'Maggie' Rogers (1874–1953) was a housemaid at the White House who served for 30 years (1909–1939), during the administrations of Taft, Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, Hoover, and part of Fr...
Sarah Moffat
Sarah Moffat (born Clémence Moffat; July 1882 – ?), also known as Sarah Delice and Clémence Dumas, is a fictional character in the ITV drama Upstairs, Downstairs and its spin-off Thomas &am...
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Baby Halder
Baby Halder (or Haldar) (born 1973) is an Indian domestic help and author, whose acclaimed autobiography Aalo Aandhari (A Life Less Ordinary, 2006) describes her harsh life growing up and as a domesti...
Julia (medium)
Julia (fl. 1689), was the lady's maid of Queen Christina of Sweden at her court in Rome. She was regarded to be a Clairvoyant and known for her predictions, and Christina referred to her as her Sibyl....
Margaret Maher
Margaret Maher (1841–1924) was a long-term domestic worker in the household of American poet Emily Dickinson.
Margaret was born on 25 February 1841 in Killusty, a townland in a region of County Ti...
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Flor Contemplacion
Flor R. Contemplacion (January 7, 1953 – March 17, 1995), born in San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines, was a Filipino domestic worker executed in Singapore for murder. Her execution severely strained ...
Lillian Rogers Parks
Lillian Rogers Parks (February 1, 1897 – November 6, 1997) was an American housemaid and seamstress in the White House.With the journalist Frances Spatz Leighton, co-author of a number of White ...
Raymonde Testanière
Raymonde Testanière, known as Vuissane, was a servant in the Comté de Foix in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries. She is known to us through her testimony recorded on the Fournier Reg...
Elizabeth Canning
Elizabeth Canning (married name Treat; 17 September 1734 – June 1773) was an English maidservant who claimed to have been kidnapped and held against her will in a hayloft for almost a month. She...
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Anna Phersönernas moder
Anna Phersönernas moder (died 18/21 September 1568, Stockholm), was the mother of the Swedish politician Jöran Persson, the powerful adviser of king Eric XIV of Sweden. She was rumored to be a witch, ...
Between maid
A between maid (nickname tweeny, also called hall girl particularly in the United States) is a female junior domestic worker in a large household with many staff. The position became largely defunct i...
Woman of Fire '82
The Woman of Fire '82 (Hangul: 화녀'82; RR: Hwanyeo '82) is a 1982 South Korean film written and directed by Kim Ki-young. This was the third film in Kim's Housemaid trilogy.
A variatio...
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Sally Salminen
Sally Alina Ingeborg Salminen (25 April 1906 – 18 July 1976), later Salminen-Dührkopf, was an internationally renowned author from the Åland Islands, Finland.
Born in Vårdö, Åland, Sally Salminen ...
Lady's maid
A lady's maid is a female personal attendant who waits on the lady of the house, and is a position very similar to a gentleman's valet. Traditionally, the lady's maid was not as high-ranking as a lady...
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Sarah Balabagan
Sarah Balabagan (born August 16, 1979) (her family name is phonetically pronounced as Ba-la-BAH-gan) was a Filipina prisoner in the United Arab Emirates during 1994–1996 whose case caused a good deal ...
The Maid (2009 film)
The Maid (Spanish: La Nana) is a 2009 comedy-drama film, directed by Sebastián Silva and co-written by Silva and Pedro Peirano. It has won numerous awards since its premiere at the 25th Annual Su...
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Christine and Léa Papin
Christine Papin (8 March 1905 – 18 May 1937) and Léa Papin (15 September 1911 – 24 July 2001) were two French maids who murdered their employer's wife and daughter in Le Mans, France, on 2 February 19...
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Ethel Leckwith
Ethel Leckwith (nee Williams) (born 1893) is a fictional character and one of the protagonists of the Century Trilogy by Ken Follett. She is the oldest child of David and Cara Williams of Aberowen, a ...
Woman of Fire
Woman of Fire (Hangul: 화녀; RR: Hwanyeo) is an award-winning 1971 South Korean film directed by Kim Ki-young. This was the second film in Kim's Housemaid trilogy followed by Woman of Fire ...
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The Maid (1991 film)
The Maid is a 1991 film in which Anthony Wayne (Martin Sheen) goes to Paris for a new job and has a 30-day period before he starts work to get settled.
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Hulda Flood
Hulda Flood (25 September 1886 – 18 November 1968) was a Swedish politician (social democrat), feminist and trade union worker.Flood was born in Eda församling, Värmlands län. She worked as a domesti...
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Margaret Powell
Margaret Powell (1907 – 1984) was an English writer. Her book about her experiences in domestic service, Below Stairs, became a best-seller and she went on to write other books and became a telev...