100 Canadian Heroines by Merna Forster

By Merna Forster

This inspiring assortment profiles amazing ladies ― heroines in technology, recreation, preaching and instructing, politics, warfare and peace, arts and leisure, and mor

In a hundred Canadian Heroines you’ll meet extraordinary girls in technology, game, preaching and instructing, politics, conflict and peace, arts and leisure, and so forth. The ebook is filled with awesome evidence and engaging minutiae approximately interesting figures. realize a number of the many heroines Canada will be pleased with. learn the way we’re remembering them. Or no longer!

Augmented by means of nice costs and images, this inspiring assortment profiles awesome ladies ― heroines in technology, recreation, preaching and instructing, politics, conflict and peace, arts and leisure, and extra. Profiles contain mountaineer Phyllis Munday, activist cover Shimizu, unionist Lea Roback, and film wealthy person Mary Pickford.

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Helen Miller deemphasizes the Aragonese influence, preferring to characterize the Pole restoration as part and parcel of an early Henrician program to rehabilitate important subjects fallen out of favor during his father’s reign. Miller, Henry VIII and the English Nobility, 7–9. Pierce, Countess of Salisbury, 43–45, 58–59. For the growing significance of Mary’s household after 1520, see Jeri L. McIntosh, Sovereign Princesses: Mary and Elizabeth Tudor as Heads of Princely Households and 42 22. 23.

Janice Liedl the Accomplishment of the Female Succession in Tudor England, 1516–1558 (PhD Diss: Johns Hopkins University, 2003), 73–75. Debate continues over whether this was a courtesy title or a separate creation. Henry Pole was summoned as Lord Montague to the House of Lords in 1529, making the latter seem more likely. Stanford Lehmberg, The Reformation Parliament, 1529–1536 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1970), 46. Pierce, Countess of Salisbury, 50–51. The marriage agreement is preserved in the state papers, L&P XIII (2), no.

She survived plots on her life immediately after her ascendancy, squashed rebellions, and implemented criminal and financial reforms, creating stability for Castile. Isabella also understood the value of education, teaching herself Latin as an adult and providing both her sons and daughters with a humanist education. This education was very important for all of her children, not just her son, John. John predeceased her, allowing her daughter, Juana, to take the throne, and Ferdinand and Isabella made sure to make beneficial political matches for their other children.

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