When? – Thursday, 11 November 2021 at 5:15 pm (BTS)
Where? – T.S. Eliot Theatre, Merton College
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Syon Abbey is well known for its extensive libraries and its close relationships with London printers and late-medieval nobility. Julia King argues that the Syon Abbesses played a much more active role in the development of Syon’s social and bibliographical networks than has been previously allowed, telling a story of women’s agency and leadership at England’s only Birgittine monastery.