Women of Folklore

Folklore and Mythology
Legendary women of fable and ancient song, historical queens, warriors, mothers and wives. Meet the heroines of lore and history.

Black Agnes Celtic Warrior and Folk Hero star
With wit and dignity, Lady Randolph defeated William Montagu, 1st Earl of Salisbury, when he laid siege to Dunbar Castle in 1338.

From Slave to Sultana star
In the early Ottoman Empire one woman made her way into the Sultan´s inner circle, and successfully influenced the future of the Sultanate. Her name was Roxelana.

More Women in American Folklore star
Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett, Slue-foot Sue and Sal Fink, three women who´s tales are as tall as any man of their time´s.

Ordeal Of The Donner Party Women star
The story of the ill fated Donner Party is one of heart wrenching tales of pioneer families that left life long and tear-filled memories

The Mystery of the Queen of Sheba star
Who was the legendary Queen of Sheba and why is she such a mystery?

Tomoe Gozen, Woman Samurai star
Tomoe Gozen was a high level female samurai in the time of the Gempei War. She rode into battle and fought as skillfully and valiantly as any male samurai. From Melanie Shintaku, BellaOnline´s Japanese Culture Editor

Women In Folklore star
Women in American folklore tales

Women Warriors star
Throughout the ages many women have fought both bravely and well to defend their homes and land

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