The Most Powerful Women in the Middle Ages, Part 1: Queens, Empresses, and Viking Slayers

The Most Powerful Women in the Middle Ages, Part 1: Queens, Empresses, and Viking Slayers

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The idea of a powerful woman in the Middle Ages seems like an oxymoron. Females in this time are imagined to be damsels in distress, trapped in a high tower, and waiting for knights to rescue them, all while wearing traffic-cones for a hat. After rescue, their lives improved little. Their career choices were to be either a docile queen, housewife, or be burned at the stake for witchcraft. 

But what if this image of medieval women is a complete fiction? 

It turns out that it is. Powerful ... See More

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