47 min

Episode 281: Hoes of History: Angela Burdett Coutts The Homance Chronicles

    • History

Angela Burdett Coutts was a philanthropist whose legacy continues to inspire generations. Born into privilege in 1814, Angela defied societal expectations by dedicating her life to charitable endeavors.
From a young age, Angela demonstrated a deep empathy for the less fortunate, advocating for social reform and championing various causes. As one of the wealthiest women in Victorian England, she utilized her fortune not for personal gain, but to uplift those in need.
Join us as we explore Angela's pioneering efforts in education, housing reform, and women's rights, challenging the norms of her time and leaving an indelible mark on society. From establishing schools and affordable housing to supporting women's access to education and employment, Angela's philanthropic pursuits were revolutionary and far-reaching.
Despite facing opposition and skepticism, Angela remained undeterred, leveraging her influence to effect tangible change in the lives of countless individuals. Her legacy lives on through the institutions she founded and the countless lives she touched.
Follow us on IG: @homance_chronicles
Connect with us: linktr.ee/homance
Send us a Hoe of History request: homancepodcast@gmail.com

Angela Burdett Coutts was a philanthropist whose legacy continues to inspire generations. Born into privilege in 1814, Angela defied societal expectations by dedicating her life to charitable endeavors.
From a young age, Angela demonstrated a deep empathy for the less fortunate, advocating for social reform and championing various causes. As one of the wealthiest women in Victorian England, she utilized her fortune not for personal gain, but to uplift those in need.
Join us as we explore Angela's pioneering efforts in education, housing reform, and women's rights, challenging the norms of her time and leaving an indelible mark on society. From establishing schools and affordable housing to supporting women's access to education and employment, Angela's philanthropic pursuits were revolutionary and far-reaching.
Despite facing opposition and skepticism, Angela remained undeterred, leveraging her influence to effect tangible change in the lives of countless individuals. Her legacy lives on through the institutions she founded and the countless lives she touched.
Follow us on IG: @homance_chronicles
Connect with us: linktr.ee/homance
Send us a Hoe of History request: homancepodcast@gmail.com

47 min

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