RHLSTP | Richard Herring

Janina Ramirez

9 September 2022

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It's a return to RHLSTP for the infectiously enthusiastic historian and academic Janina Ramirez to talk about the medieval women who have been written out of history. It's a fascinating chat that embraces DNA technology, the chance discovery of texts whilst looking for ping pong balls, the first description of the female orgasm and the surprising number of cocks on the Bayeaux Tapestry. Plus whether there can ever be any truth in history and how most of the major facts that people know about the past are all made up. It's a Sunday Times best seller and has a picture of a vagina on the front and if that's not enough to make you buy it, then I think this chat will convince you.

Buy Femina wherever you get your books eg https://www.amazon.co.uk/Femina-History-Middle-Through-Written/dp/B09G3KTT85