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Henrietta Heald

Henrietta Heald's new book is Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines, about the extraordinary women who founded the Women's Engineering Society in 1919. She is also the author of William Armstrong, Magician of the North, which was shortlisted for two literary prizes. Her other books include Chronicle of Britain and Ireland and a National Trust guide to Cragside, Northumberland. She lives in Islington, north London.