Joan of Arc, wearing a breastplate and brandishing her banner, rode at the head of the uncrowned Charles VII’s army and into history. She led the French to a famous victory by routing the English at the Siege of Orleans in 1429. 1,576 more words
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Eliza was born in a brothel, but over the course of her lifetime became a very wealthy woman who took substantial joy in rubbing shoulders with the bourgeoisie in the USA, and in getting as close as she possibly could to the royal family in France. 397 more words
We’re coming up to a centennial anniversary of the passage of equal voting rights for women in South Dakota by the state legislature in 1918. South Dakota was the 17th state to pass such legislation, just before the U.S. 496 more words
Call me paranoid.
My blog posts no longer come up when you Google keywords like “Montreal Council of Women” or “Carrie Derick,”
Despite the fact I post regularly on these topics.. 611 more words
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If you are a follower of the blog, you know The Freelance History Writer loves the history of medieval women. 191 more words