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The Church of St. Mawnan, Cornwall

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The pioneering female doctor set up this hospital for women in the nineteenth century against fierce opposition.

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Plague Fires

At the height of the Great Plague of London, great bonfires of rare herbs burn across the deserted city. Join Samuel Peyps in the midst of this hellish vision – a last-ditch attempt to stop the spread of disease.