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Apart from the wives and daughters of the Mughal Emperors, the matriarchs of the family played a critical role in establishing and keeping the Empire intact. Contrary to the many myths, education was quite important to Mughal Women. While Gulbadan Begum became the first to pen a memoir (Humayun’s biography), and would inspire future generations; Hamida Banu Begum collected manuscripts (which would later be inherited by Jahangir). Here’s a glimpse into some books owned by Hamida Banu Begum. Take a…

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