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

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.

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Role Contributor
Series ProducerNick Gillam-Smith
PresenterLucy Worsley
Executive ProducerEmma Hindley

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