The Miraculous Journey Of Margery Kempe

David Wallace assesses the first autobiography in the English language, The Book of Margery Kempe.

He traces the final journey that its author, the 15th Century visionary Margery Kempe, made at the age of 60 from her home in Kings Lynn to Danzig, Wilsnack and Aachen.

She passed through pilgrim boomtowns, crossing paths with crusaders who lived like kings and meeting merchants who wanted to be knights.

Featuring Prunella Scales as the voice of Margery Kempe, and historians Eamon Duffy, Peter Johanek, Kate Parker and Vincent Gillespie.

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David Wallace assesses the first autobiography in the English language, The Book of Margery Kempe.

He traces the final journey that its author, the 15th Century visionary Margery Kempe, made at the age of 60 from her home in Kings Lynn to Danzig, Wilsnack and Aachen.

She passed through pilgrim boomtowns, crossing paths with crusaders who lived like kings and meeting merchants who wanted to be knights.

Featuring Prunella Scales as the voice of Margery Kempe, and historians Eamon Duffy, Peter Johanek, Kate Parker and Vincent Gillespie.