Women of History


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Women of History is a book published in 1890, and which contains various short writings on famous women of the past. Included are Lucretia, Sappho, Aspasia of Pericles, Xantippe, Aspasia of Cyrus, Cornelia, The Mother of the Gracchi, Portia, Octavia, Cleopatra, Mariamne, Julia Domna, Zenobia, Valeria, Eudocia, Hypatia, The Wife of Maximus, The Lady Rowena, Olga, The Lady Elfrida, The Countess of Tripoli, Jane, Countess of Mountfort, Laura de Sade, The Countess of Richmond, Elizabeth Woodville, Joan of Arc, Jane Shore, Catharine of Arragon, Anne Boleyn, Margaret Roper, Elizabeth Lucas, Gaspara Stampa, Anne Askew, Queen Elizabeth, Lady Jane Grey, Tarquinia Molza, Mary, Queen of Scots, Gabrielle D'Estrees, Anne, Duchess of Pembroke, Esther Inglis, Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle, Lady Pakington, Noor Mahal, Pocahontas, Lucy Hutchinson, Lady Fanshawe, Dorothy Osborne, Catherine Philips, Madame de Maintenon, Countess de Grammont, Mademoiselle de la Valliere, Madame Dacier, Lady Masham, Anne Killigrew, Queen Anne, Esther Johnson, Esther Vanhomrigh, Mary Astell, Madame des Ursins, Lady Grizel Jerviswoode, Madame de Pontchartrain, Elizabeth Halkett, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Madame du Deffand, Phœbe Bentley, Marquise du Chatelet, Lady Huntingdon, Maria Theresa, Meta Moller, Elizabeth Blackwell, Lætitia Barbauld, Hannah More, Anna Seward, Catherine Cockburn, Elizabeth Berkeleigh, Caroline Herschel, Madame D'Arblay, Madame Roland, Marie Antoinette, Sarah Siddons, Mrs Grant, Elizabeth Inchbald, Elizabeth Hamilton, Countess de Vemieiro, Joanna Baillie, Josephine, Anne Radcliffe, Miss Edgeworth, Charlotte Corday, Madame de Stael, Madame de la Rochejaquelein, Madame Recamier, Mary Brunton, Felicia Hemans, Augustina Saragoza, and Charlotte Brontë.

This book has 175 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1890.

Production notes: This ebook of Women of History was published by Global Grey on the 9th July 2018.

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