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This is the first scholarly biography of Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, the mother of Edward IV and Richard III. She was said to have ruled Edward IV ‘as she pleased’ and Richard III mad... read more »

In Baltimore Today

18 November 2017
Just got news of this from righteous scholar in Anacostia John Muller: “A Day with Frederick Douglass” begins with the Frederick Douglass Path to Freedom Walking Tour in historic Fell&rsqu... read more »
Safiye Sultan was the chief consort of Murad III and queen mother of Mehmed III. She was one of the most powerful chief consorts and queen mothers in Ottoman history. Contrary to the previous chief co... read more »

Book News December 2017

18 November 2017
Four Queens and a Countess: Elizabeth I, Mary Tudor, Lady Jane Grey, Mary Queen of Scots and Bess of Hardwick: The Struggle for the Crown Hardcover – 1 May 2018 (US) & 15 December 2017... read more »
Next year is Douglass's Bicentennial! Many forces have been at work to have the federal government recognize this landmark year for one of the most famous and important black men in the history of our... read more »
  Woman and her Sphere Catalogue 196 #103 Elizabeth Crawford 5 Owen’s Row London EC1V 4NP 0207-278-9479 elizabeth.crawford2017@outlook.com Index to Catalogue Suffrage Non-fiction: Items 1-8... read more »
The inside of my left arm is a blue edging into purple that makes me think of Homer’s wine-dark sea. Today in two painful attempts a nurse took two vials of blood for screening prior to an opera... read more »
The Australian Historical Association‘s network of Early Career Researchers has commenced a Q&A interview series with Australian historians. Here, we repost their interview wi... read more »
The Alexander Papers at the New-York Historical Society Library contain the records of the mercantile business of Mary Alexander and provide a glimpse into the life of a colonial NYC businesswomanFrom... read more »
If you have not heard of Helen Gloag, a Scottish woman who became Empress of Morocco, you are not alone. Her story recently surfaced in an article for I News. She was born on 29 January 1750... read more »
How does one start to hunt for plants? My own love of plants began with Cecily Mary Barker’s picture-and-verse Flower Fairy books, Yet the works are not pure fantasy: Barker’s charming fai... read more »
More about deciphering eighteenth century handwriting. Readers will, of course, have seen the sign “Ye Olde English Tea Shoppe” when looking for a place to have a cuppa. The “y&rdqu... read more »

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WHC uses RSS feeds to find content: it aggregates blogs dedicated to (or primarily focused on) women's and/or gender history as well as some more general blogs that have significant women's history coverage.

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