Posted: 08 Feb 2013 @ 00:15
Freeman: the Revd Joan Donkin, a Lutheran priest in the Churchof Sweden, was sworn in as a freeman of the City of Durham onMonday. Ms Donkin was born in Durham, and followed in the footstepsof her 94-year-old father, Norman, when she was installed as amember of the 400-year-old joiners' guild. Her father is one ofonly eight gentleman freemen. The rules to allow women to enter the700-year-old guilds were changed only a year ago. Ms Donkin beganwork as an arts and worship adviser to a Swedish ...
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