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Bessie Yuill

Bessie Yuill is an independent journalist and writer based in the North-East of England. Her writing about culture and history has been published in Slate, Buzzfeed, Discover Magazine and The Independent.

How Trota of Salerno, 12th-Century Female Gynecologist, Disappeared from History

The historical reputation of Trota through the years shows how the mores of a current society can restrict contemporary understanding of a figure from the past.