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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Part 1


Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was brought up to believe that it was her face that was her fortune, and her place to be simply decorative. However, her uncommon intelligence, influence among the powerful, and her willingness to accept new ideas about medicine would save lives, help end smallpox, and transform the entire world.

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Episode 186

by The History Chicks | Wondery