People/Characters: Dr. James Barry

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Eminent Victorian Women by Elizabeth Longford
James Miranda Barry by Patricia Duncker
Maverick: Extraordinary Women from South Africa's Past by Lauren Beukes
No Girls Allowed: Tales of Daring Women Dressed as Men for Love, Freedom and Adventure by Susan Hughes
The perfect gentleman : the remarkable life of Dr James Miranda Barry, the woman who served as an officer in the British Army from 1813 to 1859 by June Rose
Scanty Particulars: The Scandalous Life and Astonishing Secret of James Barry, Queen Victoria's Most Eminent Military Do by Rachel Holmes
With a Silent Companion (Northern Lights Young Novels) by Florida Ann Town
Women in White by Geoffrey Marks

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Dr. James Barry (1792/1795-1865), was a surgeon in the British Army who served in India, South Africa, Malta, and the West Indies. It is widely believed that Barry was a female at birth but lived as a man in order to pursue a career in medicine.

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