Henry VIII against popular belief was actually happy about Mary’s birth. Her mother was a devout Catholic and she was baptized soon after her birth. When she was two years old she was betrothed to her cousin the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. Charles then demanded that Mary come to Spain with a large cash dower this angered King Henry who ended the engagement. After this Mary was engaged two more times and she later married Phillip II of Spain who was Charles V son. Her father wanted a male heir so he sought out to divorced Cathrine when Mary was eleven because he was afraid that if he had no male heir and he let Mary become Queen a civil war would start.
Again, in the book, Eleanor has just given birth to her second daughter and her husband, Louis is upset because he does not think that France can be led by a woman. Because of this, Eleanor decides she wants a divorce. This is because she believes that a woman can run France and that women are just as capable as men. Then, five years later she finally gets an annulment, but according to how an annulment works "An annulment,... treats the marriage as though it never existed" (Annulment, Wikipedia). Therefore, an annulment is not possible because they have two kids and their kids will keep the marriage from being erased from history, because the kids are still considered the results of a marriage that is not supposed to exist anymore.
Edward being born was the first problem in Elizabeth’s life. After Edward was born, Elizabeth’s title as “Princess of Wales” was snatched from her. When Mary came to power, after Henry VIII and Edward VI died, she lost control of England and put Elizabeth in a hard situation. Mary was a Catholic, but most of the population in her rule were Protestants. The Protestants were uprising against Mary.
When Shelley was young, her family dynamic greatly changed when her father married Mary Jane Clairmont in 1801. Unfortunately, Shelley never got along with her stepmother and decided to send her biological daughter, Jane (later Claire), off to boarding school. Her stepmother saw no reason to educate Shelley since she saw her as more of an extra family member rather than a human being (Bio.com). The character of Elizabeth has neither a step-mother nor a mother. In order to avoid these negative feelings and express how absent her stepmother was, Shelley decided to repress her feelings by getting rid of all of Elizabeth’s parents
Wollstonecraft was an English native was born on April 27, 1959 in Spanfields, London. Her childhood was a difficult one because her mom fell to the grave too early from her abusive father. At the age of 19 she sought a means of income to escape her father by established a school in Newington Green with her sister and best friend. A few short years later her friend passed and to deal with the grief she became a governess in Ireland. Although this position wasn’t for her and she returned to England to be an advisor to Joseph Johnson who was a publisher of radical texts in London.
Mrs. Putnam, who is married to the wealthy Thomas Putnam, is viewed as uncommon because she can not give birth. Mrs. Putnam has had seven babies die right after birth. In Salem at this time, bearing a child is one of the most important duties for a women. Mrs. Putnam is not capable of this. She realizes she has a way out and starts to blame the witchcraft.
Juana was baptized and married into the Roman Catholic faith as a child. She married a fellow rebel, Don Manuel Ascencio Padilla, they both were one when it came to revolutionary matters. Although Juana was later widowed she continued to work on revolutionary matters until her untimely death. Many have wondered why Juana Azurdy has not been erased from history, she is a mestiza and a woman; both were frowned upon in revolutionary times. Juana did something crucial that many can
Although Lennie is accused of being the cause of Curley’s wife’s death, the dialogue between these two characters in chapter five shows Curley’s wife is equally to blame. The reader can see in this chapter, Lennie tried very hard to get rid of Curley’s wife because he knew she would cause him trouble. The book states, “Lennie glared at her. ‘George says I ain’t to have nothing to do with you-talk to you or nothing.’” (Steinbeck 86). This quote is one of seven attempts Lennie made to try and get Curley’s wife to leave.
If she didn’t Suffrage most likely wouldn’t of been amended in 1920. Elizabeth Cady was born in Johnstown, New York on November 12, 1815. Margaret Livingston Cady, her mother, was a threatening woman. In her church, she insisted that female parishioners be allowed to vote for a new minister. She also despite her husbands harsh resistance, later supported the abolition movement to end slavery,
Mary Stuart and Elizabeth Mary and Elizabeth – cousins, queens, rivals. They both descended from Henry VII – Mary as her great-grandchild and Elizabeth as his granddaughter. They both were claimants to the English throne – one ascended to it, while the other ended up on the executioner’s block. Throughout the years various misconceptions have been stuck to their personas: Mary, the Catholic martyr who ‘put the personal increasingly before the political’ (Dunn 41) and Elizabeth, the cruel oppressor who ‘sacrificed the personal and placed her responsibilities as queen at the centre of her life’ (ibid.). The two queens have been likened to one another since the sixteenth century: their private life, their attitude towards the country they ruled and governance
St. Bartholomew 's Day Massacre was a terrible occasion. King Charles IX was a weak boy who was controlled by his mother. His mother, Catherine de Medici, hated christians and wanted all of them to be excecuted. So, she had a plan to do so. She pledged her daughter to one of the Huguenots to make them be at peace.
Scarlett Letter In the Scarlett Letter a book written by Nathaniel Hawthorne the main focus is about an adulteress, who has to wear a red letter A a.k.a the scarlett letter. So that being said the main character is Hester Prynne. Although she did have to wear the scarlett letter, that is not at all who she was; it didn 't define her. Hester Prynne cheated on her husband when he was said to be lost at sea. They knew she did because her husband had been gone for two years when she had become pregnant.
According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, her son William was effectively being held hostage at the Court of Charles the Bald, while her son, Bernard, was away with her husband in Aquitaine. Due to the tone of her book near its ending, it has been conjectured that she did not live very long after writing it (Catholic Encyclopedia).