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Women in History: March 31st

Events 307 AD - Emperor Constantine, after divorcing his first wife Minervina, took Fausta as his wife. This marriage was entered into by Constantine to for political reasons and strengthened his connection with other Roman Tetrarchs. Next to nothing is known about Minervina. Fausta was executed by her husband in an over-heated bath. 1492 -… Continue reading Women in History: March 31st

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Women in History: March 30th

Born on this day in... 1820 - Anna Sewell (d. 1878) was an English novelist who penned the 1877 classic Black Beauty. As a little girl, Ms. Sewell slipped while in the act of returning home from school and she irreparably injured her ankles. For mobility, she relied upon horse and from this was born… Continue reading Women in History: March 30th

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Women in History: March 29th

Events 1461 - Queen Margaret of Anjou is defeated at the Battle of Towton by young Edward of York, who is then crowned King Edward IV. After facing defeat, Margaret escaped into Wales and then Scotland. 1867 - Queen Victoria of England establishes the Dominion of Canada after giving her Royal Assent to the British… Continue reading Women in History: March 29th

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Women in History: March 28th

Born on this day in... 1515 - Teresa of Ávila (d. 1582) was a Carmelite nun, Spanish mystic, theologian, Counter-Reformation authoress, and a celebrated Roman Catholic saint. Canonized in 1622, she was also made a Doctor of the Church in 1970. During her lifetime, she was a reformer of the Carmelite Order and wrote two… Continue reading Women in History: March 28th

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Women in History: March 27th

Events 1915 - Mary Mallon, also known as Typhoid Mary who was the first identified disease carrier was placed in quarantine. Ms. Mallon would spend the rest of her life there. Born on this year in... 1724 - Jane Colden (d. 1766) was an American botanist and was considered to be the first female botanist… Continue reading Women in History: March 27th

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Women in History: March 26th

Born on this day in... 1687 - Sophia Dorothea of Hanover (d. 1757) was Queen Consort of Prussia and wife of King Frederick William I. She was the mother of Frederick II of Prussia and sister to George II of Great Britain. Sophia and Frederick were known to have a difficult marriage, the two of… Continue reading Women in History: March 26th

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Women in History: March 25th

Events Today is the feast of the Annunciation and a day traditionally known as Lady Day. It commemorates the incarnation and the event when the angel Gabriel visited the Blessed Virgin Mary to let her know that she will have a son. 1911 - The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire happened on this day. A total… Continue reading Women in History: March 25th

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Women in History: March 24th

Events 1720 - Frederick I of Sweden was elected king after his wife, Ulrika Eleonora abdicated in favor of him. She spent the rest of her life as queen consort of Sweden. Ulrika Eleanora considered her abdication the greatest sacrifice she ever had to make. 1921 - The first-ever Women's Olympiad commences in Monte Carlo.… Continue reading Women in History: March 24th

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Women in History: March 23rd

Events 1568 - The Peace of Longjumeau (also known as the Treaty of Longjumeau) was signed by Catherine de' Medici and her son, Charles IX of France. This was an important moment in the French Wars of Religion, granting the Huguenots religious privileges and freedoms. Born on this day in... 1430 - Margaret of Anjou,… Continue reading Women in History: March 23rd

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Love Divided: Molly Jebber’s “Two Suitors for Anna”

Title: Two Suitors for Anna (A Keepsake Pocket Quilt Novel) Author: Molly Jebber Publisher: Zebra Copyright: January 31, 2017 ASIN: B01FBZXPDM Format: E-Book, 319 Pages, $6.47 [Amazon Paperback], $5.99 [Kindle], $7.99 [Barnes & Noble Paperback], $5.99 [Nook], $5.99 [Google Play], $5.99 [iBooks] Summary: In 1903 Ohio, a young Amish woman must choose between the life she has long… Continue reading Love Divided: Molly Jebber’s “Two Suitors for Anna”