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Historical HerStory – The Tudor Six

Divorced, beheaded, diedDivorced, beheaded, survived I have been obsessed with Tudor history since I was eleven, when I first read Norah Lofts "The Concubine", a surprisigly reliable fictional account about Anne Boleyn. I remain obsessed to this day, listening to the "Six" soundtrack day and night and driving my husband nuts. In that vein, I… Continue reading Historical HerStory – The Tudor Six

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Hall of Fame, Historical Division – The Winter Queen Part 2: Elizabeth Stuart

Thank you to our community member geogirl for this Historical Hall of Fame. It's a two parter. Yesterday, on the anniversary of Elizabeth Stuart's death, we took a look at her life - and it was quite a life. Today we will discuss her wardrobe, and choose a Hall of Fame winner. Elizabeth lived quite… Continue reading Hall of Fame, Historical Division – The Winter Queen Part 2: Elizabeth Stuart

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Hall of Fame, Historical Division – The Winter Queen Part 1: Elizabeth Stuart

Thank you to our community member geogirl for this Historical Hall of Fame. It's a two parter. Today, on the anniversary of Elizabeth Stuart's death, we will take a look at her life - and it was quite a life. Tomorrow we will discuss her sumptuous wardrobe, and choose a Hall of Fame winner. Don’t… Continue reading Hall of Fame, Historical Division – The Winter Queen Part 1: Elizabeth Stuart