The visceral rage and exquisite art of Artemisia Gentileschi, 17th century Italian #MeToo icon.
Lady Mary Grey was the youngest sister of Lady Jane Grey. She was also a dwarf, had one of the greatest love stories ever told, and continued to thrive even after being sent to jail.
Anne of Denmark helped usher in some of England's best drama, both in the theatrical sense, and in the "screaming in the palace at your useless husband" sense
How a farmer's daughter from Derbyshire become a power player in the cutthroat Tudor court and the wealthiest woman in England.
Lady Margaret Douglas was a ruthless survivor whose ambition and cleverness changed the course of English monarchy forever.
Margaret Tudor loved dancing, music, fashion, and power, and she refused to let two terrible husbands (and one meh husband) stand in the way of getting what she wanted.
Anne Askew was one of the earliest-known female poets to compose in the English language, the first Englishwoman to demand a divorce, and wound up the only recorded woman to be tortured in the Tower of London, then burned at the stake.
Eleanor Cobham and Margery Jourdemayne came from different worlds. But a shared interet in the occult brought them together, and ruined them forever.
Nothing would stop Frances Howard from marrying the love of her life. Not the fact she was already married, and certainly not having to murder her lover's best friend.
Margaret Beaufort was single-minded in her quest to allow her son Henry to become King. Even after he was crowned, she continued to work behind the scenes to ensure his success.