Category Archives: Spain

Lope de Vega, sin and religion: the neglected talent of Sor Marcela de San Felix

As is often the case with talented women, particularly in Spain, society seeks to downplay or erase their roles in history. Female rulers aside, the woman in the home, the field, the convent, the theater, and a myriad other places … Continue reading

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Gaudiosa of Asturias, the warrior Queen.

The wife of Don Pelayo helped in the beginning of the Reconquista Continue reading

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