Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

By iHeartPodcasts

Stuff You Missed in History Class

Monday, 7 March

She was a patron of the arts, the first woman to publish an English-language play, and the first woman to publish pastoral poetry. Mary Sidney Herbert was also incredibly wily when it came to navigating the limitations and possibilities of being a woman in 16th century England.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

-
-
Heart UK
Mute/Un-mute