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Women in History: April 18th

Events 1518 - Bona Sforza was crowned Queen Consort of Poland after her marriage to Sigismund I the Old, King of Poland. She belonged to the powerful Sforza family and became very involved in Polish-Lithuanian politics after her marriage. Implementing various reforms, one of which was the Wallach Reform, she was able to generate a… Continue reading Women in History: April 18th

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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