Anne Askew: Renegade, Writer, Preacher, Feminist, Martyr — Ann Foster

Anne Askew was one of the earliest-known female poets to compose in the English language, the first Englishwoman to demand a divorce, and wound up the only recorded woman to be tortured in the Tower of London, then burned at the stake.

via Anne Askew: Renegade, Writer, Preacher, Feminist, Martyr — Ann Foster

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