Not Just the Tudors

Women Letter Writers in the Early Modern Period

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Episode notes

Historians face an enormous challenge finding documents that tell the stories of women in times past. In this episode of Not Just the Tudors, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb talks to Professor James Daybell. His extensive research into women’s letters reveal much about their education, literacy, political aspirations and sense of self in the Early Modern period.

The Senior Producer was Elena Guthrie. It was edited by Anisha Deva and produced by Rob Weinberg.

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