Encounters with Medieval Women: Anchoress

Irina Dumitrescu and Mary Wellesley

In the second episode in their series, Irina Dumitrescu and Mary Wellesley look at the work of mystic and anchoress Julian of Norwich, who wrote the first book in English that we can be sure was authored by a woman.

Find more episodes in the series here.

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Music by Kieran Brunt / Produced by Anthony Wilks

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