The first British Muslim woman to have visited the Holy Cities of Madinah and Makkah

During the 19th century, many women, particularly Englishwomen, were fascinated by the Arab world. Most of these female travelers, like Lucie Duff Gordon, Lady Ann Blunt, Gertrude Bell, Isabelle Eberhardt and Freya Stark, to name but a few, are known to us through their impassioned travelogues. However, one name, Lady Evelyn Cobbold (1867 - 1963) … Continue reading The first British Muslim woman to have visited the Holy Cities of Madinah and Makkah