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Rachel Speght

RACHEL SPEGHT - was a Poet, Polemicist, Feminist and Calvinist. She was the first Englishwoman to identify herself by name, as a polemicist and critic of gender ideology.

Giovanni de Busi known as Cariani (1485-1547): Portrait of a viola player (1512-1515), oil on canvas.

Forgotten Artist: Giovanni Cariani (c. Giovanni Cariani- A Concert Giovanni Cariani, also known as Giovanni Busi or Il Cariani, was an Italian painter of the high-Renaissance, active in.

Here's What Would Have Happened If Henry VIII Had Texting

Here's What Would Have Happened If Henry VIII Had Texting

I found this pin hilarious and pretty accurate about Henry the VIII. It shows Henry's marriages in a revealing light and gives a modern look on his values (i. wanting a male heir).

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson - about 1875

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson: First Woman Physician in Great Britain

Sister of suffrage activist Millicent Garrett Fawcett, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson was the first woman physician in Great Britain.

Quaker Abolitionist and Suffragist:  Laura Smith Haviland (Dec. 20, 1808 - April 20, 1898) After moving to Michigan Territory from western New York, Laura helped organize the Logan Female Anti-Slavery Society in 1832, the first anti-slavery organization in Michigan. The town of Haviland, Kansas was named in her honor.

Laura Smith Haviland, a devout Quaker and part of the Logan Female Anti-Slavery Society. It was the first anti-slavery organization in Michigan. The Haviland farm purportedly was the first station of the Underground Railroad established in Michigan.

Very little is known about Hester Pulter, but Wikipedia has a little bit about her. Pulter was born in Dublin sometime around 1605. Her mother is unknown but she is the daughter of James Ley. Poems and stories were found written by her in a folio.   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Hester_Pulter

Very little is known about Hester Pulter, but Wikipedia has a little bit about her. Pulter was born in Dublin sometime around 1605. Her mother is unknown but she is the daughter of James Ley. Poems and stories were found written by her in a folio. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lady_Hester_Pulter

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Lucy Neville, my 13th great grandmother. She is an ancestor of Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Ministers Winston Churchill, Robert Walpole and David Cameron as well as Admiral Horatio Nelson.

Elizabeth, Countess of Lincoln, the fair Geraldine, a descendant of the Woodville/Grey pairing; her mother and Lady Jane Grey's father were first cousins.

ca. 1678 Maria Anna Josepha (1654 - 1689), Erzherzogin von Österreich, Pfalzgräfin bei Rhein zu Neuburg, Herzogin von Jülich-Berg

Erzherzogin Maria Anna Josepha, Princess Palatine, 1678 (date may be incorrect, her hairstyle suggests

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