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By Expert Contributor, Sharon Bennett Connolly While writing Ladies of Magna Carta I came across the stories of many incredible women, one of the most remarkable was Ela of Salisbury, an heiress who was countess in her own right, was only the second ever female sheriff in England, and a respected abbess who once foundedContinue reading “Ela of Salisbury, ‘the venerable Ela’”
“Be careful, I’ll put you in my memoir.” ~Harriette Wilson, probably Lovers of history and juicy scandals, celebrate! The inaugural #MistressMonday has arrived and we are starting off with a BANG! This series will discuss the women (and sometimes men) who have made their mark on history by playing it smart on the streets andContinue reading “#MistressMondays Presents: Harriette Wilson”
Here at HISTORY LAIR we are super excited to host our very first Book Tour! Today we introduce to you an amazing new book by our very own Expert Contributor, Annie Whitehead, and it’s called Women of Power in Anglo-Saxon England. Here is a wonderful article by Annie to give you a brief glimpse intoContinue reading “Two Abbesses, Two Synods: The Story of Hild and Ælfflæd.”
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