Professor Suzannah Lipscomb explores the lives of women hidden in historical records.
This is an online event hosted on the British Library platform. Bookers will be sent a link in advance giving access and will be able to watch at any time for 48 hours after the start time.
Most of the women who ever lived left no trace of their existence on the record of history. Women of the 16th and 17th centuries from the middling and lower levels of society left no letters or diaries in which they expressed what they felt or thought. In this fascinating talk, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb draws upon her compelling study of French consistorial courts to reveal the everyday lives of ordinary women: their speech, behaviour and attitudes relating to love, faith and marriage, as well as friendship and sex.
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|Name:||Voices from the Archives: The Secret Lives of Sixteenth-Century Women|
British Library St Pancras
Full Price: £5.00
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