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She Disguised As A Man For Lifetime To Practice Medicine

The extraordinary secret of Dr. James Barry who fooled the British Empire.

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James Barry passed away in 1865. While preparing Barry’s body for interment, the housemaid Sophia Bishop unlocked a shocking secret: James Barry was a female.




Exploring History is a publication about history. Instead of focusing on any particular time period of history, we explore anything about the past that helps our readers understand the world they live in today. We pay special attention to historiographical rigor and balance.

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