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Real Medieval Women with Philippa Gregory

Ep. 298

When we think about women in the Middle Ages, we know about Eleanor of Aquitaine or Hildegard of Bingen, but we are a lot less likely to think about the alewives plying their trade in cities, or the noble ladies quietly running their estates, or even the nuns falling in love with each other and praising God. 


In this episode of Gone Medieval, Dr. Eleanor Jannega is joined by the best-selling novelist and historian Philippa Gregory, whose new book, Normal Women: 900 Years of Making History, sets the record straight.


This episode with edited by Ella Blaxill and produced by Rob Weinberg.


**WARNING: This episode contains some explicit sexual discussion**


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