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When her husband was unjustly executed, this French noblewoman-turned-pirate became the terror of France.

miracufic: “ rejectedprincesses: “ Jeanne de Clisson the Lioness of Brittany More historical details and footnotes up later today when I have more time. The short version is: we know she.

Female role models as Disney princesses, which is just awesome.  I'm sure I could figure out a way to get this into my classroom...

Princess Marie Curie "Nobel Princess" Artist Puts Disney Princess Filter On 10 Real Life Female Role Models

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Rejected Disney Princesses - Jason Porath Disney Princesses Based On Historical Women

Freydís Eiríksdóttir - When attacking Native Americans surrounded this heavily pregnant Viking, she did not run. She did not plead for her life, or that of her child. She grabbed a sword off a dead clansman, bared her chest, struck her breasts with her sword, and yelled, "COME AT ME!"  They, in fact, neglected to come at her - and preferred instead to get the hell out of there.  Meet Freydís Eiríksdóttir: http://www.rejectedprincesses.com/princesses/freydis-eiriksdottir

Freydís Eiríksdóttir (c. 1000 CE): Sword-Slinging Pregnant Viking The trip to North America was not going as expected. Leif Eiriksson and his band of Norsemen had come to the shores of North America.

Both. Please give me both.

Disney Characters in real life- I want alice door knobs and a chip tea cup!

This superhero of early Iranian mythology starred in her own stories, and plenty of them.

Banu Goshasp - This superhero of early Iranian mythology starred in her own stories, and plenty of them.

Bad Disney Princesses

Perhaps not Disney-Gone-Wild like this, but I would like to do a Bride & Bridesmaids photo shoot with a mugshot theme.

Julie d’Aubigny        (1670-1707)  Julie d’Aubigny, also known as La Maupin: sword-slinger, opera singer, and larger-than-life bisexual celebrity of 17th century France. Her life was a whirlwind of duels, seduction, grave-robbing, and convent-burning so intense that she had to be pardoned by the king of France TWICE. MORE: http://www.rejectedprincesses.com/princesses/julie-daubigny/

Rejected Princesses This week we turn our attention to La Maupin, Julie d’Aubigny: sword-slinger, opera singer, and larger-than-life bisexual celebrity of century France.

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