Queen Mary I: Part Two: The Reign of Bloody Mary

Queen Mary I broke new ground as the first officially recognized female monarch of England. But her short reign is best remembered for bloodshed, tragedy, and her personal problems.


Unearthing The History Made By Well-Behaved Women

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 has become a rallying cry for women to make history by misbehaving, suggesting that the only way to stand out is to misbehave. In context…