Examples from the Web for foundress
The Queen of England is gone, and in her stead is seen the foundress of Chaillot.Henrietta Maria|Henrietta Haynes
For two hundred years after the death of the foundress, the abbey of monks and nuns went on with its pious works and ways.
Then, she might have come down to us in history, hand in hand with Ann Hutchinson, as the foundress of a religious sect.The Scarlet Letter|Nathaniel Hawthorne
Here once was sheltered the sarcophagus of marble that held the body of the Foundress of the Abbey.
She is the foundress of the establishment, the mother of the actual workers, the grandmother of the present grubs.Bramble-bees and Others|J. Henri Fabre