Kathryn Parr lived through the lives and deaths of Henry VIII’s previous five wives, which is likely how she learned to survive him.
The women in the 2001 French film Brotherhood of the Wolf each choose a different way to survive, offering them the mistaken impression they’re in control of their own lives.
Catherine Howard was elevated from obscurity, burned fire bright, and died for it.
Anne of Cleves was out of her depth at English court, but wound up living longer and happier than any of Henry’s other wives.
Taking a closer look at the brief marriage and reign of a kind woman who is oven overshadowed by the drama of her predecessors.
You have likely come across Laurel Thatcher Ulrich’s well-known quote, “well-behaved women seldom make history,” on ironic cross-stitch samplers, tote bags, and fridge magnets. Removed of its original context, it
How a runaway teen pregnant with her married lover’s child revolutionized the publishing industry.