Mary Boleyn – one amazing girl!

As an English school girl I was very familiar with Henry VIII and his infamous six wives. We even learnt a little poem to remember what happened to them – divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived! As a history nut I find his reign very interesting and...

Sexualizing the Past

One of the women featured in our Heroines Quilt exhibition is Anne Frank, a Jewish teenager who hid from the Nazis in Amsterdam during the Holocaust. Even though she eventually died at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, she has become known throughout the world...

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