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Margery Kempe

This week, Danièle explores the life of Margery Kempe: a 15th-century mystic said to be the first female autobiographer in English, and one of medieval Europe’s most colourful – and memorable – figures.

See also: Margery Kempe and the People on the Periphery

You can learn more about The Book of Margery Kempe manuscript, which is kept at the British Library – click here.

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The Kempe Project – hosted by Southeastern Louisiana University, it offers a facsimile and Middle English edition, plus other resources – click here.

Mapping Margery Kempe – a digital library of resources for studying Kempe’s 15th century world – click here.

And more articles about Margery Kempe on Medievalist.net

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Top Image: The Book of Margery Kempe – British Library Add MS 61823 fol. 96r

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