After over 5 years, it's time for new adventues. TudorFair.com is closing at the end of January, 2023. Get your final orders in by then, as the site will be shut down on Feb 1. Tudorcon tickets will still be available on my website at englandcast.com/tudorcon - thanks for all your support over the years!
"A Woman with a Mind..." Christine de Pizan Quote Bag
Did you know that a "woman with a mind is fit for any task"? We think it's obvious now, but when Christine de Pizan wrote, in the late 15th century, this was a pretty revolutionary thought. Christine de Pizan, one of the first women who made a living with her writing, was famous at the court of Margaret of Austria where Anne Boleyn spent her formative years, and would have had a strong influence on the young Anne.
Wake up the kickass woman in you while you're drinking your morning coffee, or take it to the office to start a conversation with coworkers about late medieval feminist icons. Either way, your hot beverage of choice will be kept warm in style.
- Sketch of Christine is by talented San Diego artist David Brooks, who has said that sketching these kickass women has inspired him to learn more about women's history. Maybe when you drink your hot beverage of choice in the mug you'll have the same effect on someone else!
Remember everything you buy is a Purchase with a Purpose. I split 10% of my profits between the local historical society in my hometown of Lancaster, PA and through funding microloans to women refugee entrepreneurs through Kiva.
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