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Dâr Damânah : Residence of the Shareefa of Ouezzane - Sannyassa
Below are extracts from 'My Life Story, Emily Keene the Shareefa of Wazan', the remarkable account of an Englishwoman's marriage to the Sharif of Wazzan, Hadj Ahmed Ben Abdeslam, an exalted and powerful religious leader in Morocco.Arriving in Tangiers aged 21, she married the Sharif 2 years later in 1873, bore him 2 sons and they divorced 14 years later. They lived mostly in the Dâr Damânah and zaouia in Tangiers, his former wives and children from earlier marriages living in Ouezzane