Heroines Of the Medieval World is a book written by Sharon Bennet Connolly, the author of the blog called History.. The Interesting Bits! I was really looking forward to reading and reviewing this one because I have been following Connolly’s blog and work for quite some time now. It has been a pure joy watching her blog grow into what it has become.
Sadie Frowne, a young polish girl, was your typical immigrant coming into Ellis Island in hopes of a better life. She was thirteen when she arrived in America with her mother. They had left their native Poland after the death of Sadie’s father with the help of Sadie’s Aunt Fanny who lived in New York City. Sadie’s mother soon died and Sadie was left on her own.
When Catherine Of Aragon wrote a heartfelt plea to her father, she held the title of Princess of Wales through her marriage to Prince Arthur of England. The couple had not been married long before the prince’s untimely death in 1502 at Ludlow Castle. Catherine pleads with her father, King Ferdinand II and details all her woes since arriving from Spain. Continue reading