by Rae Nudson
Appearance has been a double-edged sword for powerful women in history, enabling their achievements but also empowering their critics.
by Ed Simon
Queen Elizabeth's speech to English soliders in anticipation of the Spanish invasion of 1588 rallied the troops for a battle that never happened. But it anticipated today's cultural battle over the stability of gender categories.
SOURCE: Kearney Hub
Carole Levin’s interest in Queen Elizabeth I began when she first picked up a biography of the monarch.
by Jerry Brotton
Isolated from Europe, Elizabeth I turned to the Islamic world.
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