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Facsimiles of manuscripts written or compiled by women in the British Isles during the 16th and 17th centuries. Comprises account books, diaries, notebooks, prayers, autobiographical, historical and medical writing, drama, psalms, sermons, verse, travel writing, and more.

This resource is produced in association with the Perdita Project based at the University of Warwick and Nottingham Trent University, whose aim is to discover early modern women authors who were lost because their writing exists only in manuscript form.


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