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    • Florence Nightingale, 1820-1910

    • The Famous Women Series (Dramatised)
    • By: Avis Murton Carter
    • Narrated by: Valentine Palmer, Mary Kenton, John Green
    • Length: 1 hr
    • Original Recording
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    This is the true story of the "Lady with the Lamp" - no sentimentalised figure, but a strong-willed, aggressive woman who reformed nursing through sheer inspired endeavour. She lived to be 90, with a full life of conflict, setbacks, and triumphs.

    Regular price: $4.12

    • Elizabeth I, 1533-1603

    • The Famous Women Series (Dramatised)
    • By: Avis Murton Carter
    • Narrated by: Robert Vahey, Mary Duddy, John Green
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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    Queen Elizabeth's court continually buzzed with intrigue and was divided by jealously. She was vigorous, variable and vain. The year 1588 was to see Elizabeth at her best, when, as a "Warrior Queen", she addressed her forces at Tilbury, even as Spain's mighty and so-called invincible Armada sailed up the English Channel.

    Regular price: $4.12