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Joan of Leeds

Gary Brannan and Sarah Rees Jones examine the note regarding Joan of Leeds in one of the archbishops’ registers.

A Daring 14th Century Nun Faked Her Death To Avoid A Sexless Life In A Convent

Medieval historians working in the archives at the University of York have discovered a unique entry in an Archbishop’s register telling of a daring nun, “Joan of Leeds”, who not only made a lifelike...