Margaret Beaufort, a woman with nerves (and cojones) of steel

So I want to talk to you today about Margaret Beaufort.  This woman is insanely gutsy.  If you don’t know of her yet, please read this post.  She’s awesome.   She was Henry VII’s mother.  Henry VII was the founder of the Tudor dynasty, so in a way, she gave…

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Random Friday Fun Fact: Shakespeare’s Richard III (aka the Victors get to write the History)

I’ve had a project going on over the past few years that I call my Shameful Shakespeare Catch-up (shameful because it’s shameful that so much of my life has gone by without me reading any Shakespeare at all – it’s been since college, which, sadly, was fifteen years ago) and today…

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