Women of History

Blog URL:http://womenofhistory.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:women, history, biography, articles, news
Country:Australia

A site providing biographies of some of the fascinating women who have graced the pages of history, in addition to articles pertaining to history, and medieval and modern women.



Latest Blog Posts



From The Independent: Early England’s forgotten monarchs are set for a high-profile comeback – more than 1,000 years after they died. Scientists are investigating the remains of up to 18 Anglo-Saxon kings and queens to try to determine...

From Newsweek: An archaeologist in Pennsylvania is starting to unravel the mysterious burial of an ancient, pregnant Native American woman who appears to have met a violent end.Bioarchaeologist Robyn Wakefield-Murphy found four arrowheads i...

From Radio Times: The real history behind BBC1's Gentleman Jack about Anne Lister's coded diaries starring Suranne Jones and Sophie Rundle.“Anne Lister is unique and fascinating,” Sally Wainwright begins in the foreword to Anne Choma’...

From Nikkei Asian Review: The ascension of the new emperor has left Japan with just three eligible heirs to the throne, raising serious concerns about stable Imperial succession and likely rekindling a debate about expanding the role of royal wo...

From Inews: According to a market research report published by Technavio, the ‘vaginal odour’ business is expected to increase by five per cent every year for the next five years, which will translate to an annual incremental growt...

From HISTORY: It was pretty common for kings to have a mistress in those days, in part because marriages were arranged for political gain and not personal companionship. “They would often be paired with someone who they may not have known...

From The Vintage News: One of the most enduring mysteries of the 20th century and beyond: What happened to Amelia Earhart?81 years after her disappearance during a flight over the massive Pacific Ocean, while attempting to circumnavigate th...