Jen Glantz’s “Always a Bridesmaid (for Hire)” isn’t my normal cup of tea but boy am I happy that I read it!
On the day of August 24th in the year of 1750, Maria Letizia Ramolino was born to Nobile Giovanni Geronimo Ramolino and Angela Maria Pietrasanta in Ajaccio, Corsica.
Events 1566 - Two hundred Dutchmen under Hendrick van Brederode hasten into the presence of Margaret of Parma and present the Petition of Compromise protesting against the Spanish Inquisition in the Seventeen Provinces. 1614 - Pocahontas, a Powhatan Native American marries John Rolfe, an English colonist. Together the couple would produce a son, Thomas Rolfe.… Continue reading Women in History: April 5th