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Dr Lucy Worsley explores Celia Fiennes’ remarkable 17th Century tour of the country

Duration: 01:00

Dr Lucy Worsley, historian and chief curator of Historic Royal Palaces, introduces one of her 17th Century heroines, the traveller Celia Fiennes.

Unusually for a Restoration woman, Celia remained single and took advantage of her independence to travel the length and breadth of the country, covering an impressive 3,000 miles over the course of her lifetime.

Available since: Thu 31 May 2012

Credits

Series Producer
Nick Gillam-Smith
Presenter
Lucy Worsley
Executive Producer
Emma Hindley

This clip is from

Harlots, Housewives and Heroines: A 17th Century History for Girls Act Three: At Work and At Play

3/3 Lucy Worsley explores the lives of the most remarkable women of the Restoration period.

First broadcast: 05 Jun 2012

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