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Avril Henry

British university teacher and activist

Avril Henry (c.1934 – 20 April 2016) was a British activist. She wanted the legalization of assisted suicide by euthanasia. She was a retired professor of English medieval culture at the University of Exeter.[1][2][3]

Henry committed suicide by euthanasia at her home in Brampford Speke, Devon on 20 April 2016, aged 81.[4] She illegally bought a euthanasia kit online before her death.[5]

Some of her worksEdit

  • Biblia Pauperum. Scolar, Aldershot, 1987. (Editor) ISBN 9780859675420
  • The Eton Roundels: Eton College MS 177 'Figurae Bibliorum' A Colour Facsimile With Transcription, Translation and Commentary