Julian of Norwich
(1343-1416)

Died aged c. 73

Julian of Norwich (c. 8 November 1342 – c. 1416) was an English anchoress and an important Christian mystic and theologian. Her Revelations of Divine Love, written around 1395, is the first book in the English language known to have been written by a woman. Julian was also known as a spiritual authority within her community where she also served as a counsellor and advisor. She is venerated in the Roman Catholic, Anglican and Lutheran churches.

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Dame Julian of Norwich Mystic, became an anchoress living in a cell attached to the south wall of this church soon after 1373, and here she wrote "Revelations of Divine Love". born 1343

St Julian's Church, Rouen Road, Norwich, United Kingdom where they wrote "Revelations of Divine Love" and lived near