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Margery Kempe

(b. c. 1373) visionary


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(c. 1373–c. 1439),

a mystic, travelled widely on pilgrimage: to Jerusalem, Rome, Compostella, and Wilsnack in Poland. She dictated, probably in the late 1420s, her Book of Margery Kempe which recounts her visions and experiences of a more general kind: her temptations to lechery, her travels, and her trial for heresy.

Subjects: Religion.


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