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The empress and the english doctor – Lucy Ward

Tue 17 May 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm BST

Bath Festival 2022
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As smallpox ravaged her empire and threatened her court, Catherine the Great took the momentous decision to summon the Quaker physician, Thomas Dimsdale, from Hertford to St Petersburg to carry out a secret mission that would transform both their lives. Caroline Sanderson talks to writer Lucy Ward about this extraordinary story of Enlightenment ideals, female leadership and the fight to promote science over superstition.

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Date:
Tue 17 May
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3:30 pm - 4:30 pm BST
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Live at Queen Square
BRLSI 16-18 Queen Square
Bath, Somerset BA1 2HN United Kingdom
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Phone:
01225 312084

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