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Historic Royal Palaces Podcast

This podcast is a collection of recorded talks and lectures given by curators and experts at our palaces. It explores how monarchs and people have shaped society, in some of the greatest palaces ever built.

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Feb 19, 2020

History has traditionally taken a negative view of women in power. This series of talks from our archive explores stories of powerful women and how their legacies have been shaped by their gender. 

In this discussion, Jane Garvey, presenter on Radio 4s women’s hour, leads a panel of experts to investigate what it takes for a woman to become a leader among men.        

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