“Your Majesty! Your Majesty!”
Elizabeth awoke from her slumber to hear her Lady in Waiting knocking at the door to her bed chamber.
“A messenger from Cumnor Place with urgent news” 1,484 more words
Earlier this year I participated in the blog tour for Cranky Ladies of History, a FableCroft anthology themed around historical women who lived memorably unconventional lives, and now I’m thrilled to confirm I’ll be part of the book! 130 more words
The quarrel between the Earl of Leicester and Sir Thomas Heneage continued into 1566, though at some point it must have died down because 20 years later, when Elizabeth sent Heneage to rebuke Leicester in the Netherlands, he showed so much friendship and became so close to the earl that Elizabeth ended up rebuking himself. 1,894 more words
Marilyn Monroe is credited with popularizing the saying “well-behaved women rarely make history.”
Unfortunately, a lot of young women take this quote to mean that they should live recklessly, flaunt their sexuality, try to be “bad b*****s” and treat people with disrespect in order to be “famous” and unforgettable. 671 more words