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Durham University

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)

Event Archive

Durham Early Modern Group - Seminar Series; Women, Sex and Power: Stories from the Archives

12th February 2020, 17:00 to 18:00, Seminar Room 2, History Department, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb

Most of the women who ever lived left no trace on the record of history and everything we've known about ordinary women suggests they were powerless and downtrodden. In this talk, Prof. Suzannah Lipscomb brings us different stories: the unheard voices of sixteenth-century women telling us the realities of their lives and extent of their power.