As all of the noble ladies of her time, she was taught how to dance properly and taught eloquence on how to express herself when in attendance to nobles and other important figures. When Lucrezia was only ten years old, she had an arranged marriage with a Spaniard whom later Rodrigo Borgia ended. Two months after the annulment he promised Lucrezia to another man though the contract was annulled on the eighth of November 1492. Finally her father made up his mind and Lucrezia’s third betrothal later became her first husband, Giovanni Sforza. The King of Naples did not want this marriage to go through, so he offered Lucrezia the son of the Duke of Calabria.
Motivation Evaluation Sherry Jenkins PSY/230 February 24, 2013 Aaron Thompson Motivation Evaluation Diana, Princess of Wales was born Diana Frances Spencer, on July 01, 1961, at Park House near Sandringham, Norfolk. Her mother and father were Viscount and Viscountess Althrop. She had two sisters older than her and one younger brother. Diana’s troubles would start at a young age because her insecurities would manifest despite the privilege her life provided. She was no stranger to the royal family since she played with Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.
Upon the ending of the Seven Years' War, tying an alliance between Austria and France became a main priority for Empress Maria Theresa. At the time, the easiest and most effective way to bond two separate countries was by marriage. Soon enough, the son of the French Emperor, Louis XV, passed away, leaving his 11-year-old grandson heir to the throne. Within months, it had been decided that Louis Auguste and Marie Antoinette were to marry. In the years to come, Marie was found to be lazy with a short attention span.
But once Trujillo became President they lost most of their fortune. Patria Mercedes Mirabal (Feb.27.1924-Nov.25.1960) was the eldest sister. Patria was very catholic and when she was young she wanted to become a nun one day. but she never did. At the age of sixteenth she marry a young man named Pedro Gonzalez, Patria was the last sister to join the revolution against the regimen.
Cleopatra VII was born in 69 BC in Alexandria, Egypt. Her father was Egypt’s pharaoh, Ptolemy XII. Who Cleopatra’s mother is not known for certain but it is thought to be Ptolemy’s sister, Cleopatra V Tryphanea, as it was very common for members of the Ptolemaic dynasty to marry their siblings. After her eldest sister’s and father’s death, Cleopatra and her brother Ptolemy XIII inherited the throne. At the age of about 17, Cleopatra became the queen of Egypt.
Einhard named the wives and children Charlemagne had. “…Next he married Hildigard, a women of most noble family, from the Swabian race. By her he has three sons, Charles, Pepin, And Lewis, and the same number of daughters, Rotrude, Bertha, and Gisela. He had three more daughters, Theoderada, Hiltrude, and Rothaide, two of these by his third wife, Fastrada, who was from the race of Eastern Franks or Germans, and the Alamanni, but she bore him no children. After Luitgard’s death, he took gour concubines, Madelgard, who bore him a daughter Ruothilde; Gervinda, of the Saxon race whome he had a daughter Adaltrude; Regina who bore him Drogo and Hugo; and Adallinda, who became the mother of Theodoric…”(p. 248 - ¶3) Einhard, seemed to take his time and has been very thorough with his writing.
Why Pocahontas is a historically inaccurate movie The Disney Pocahontas story starts with a woman from the Tsenacommacah tribe located in what the English settlers called Virginia. She was daughter of the tribe’s leader, Powhatan. The other main character is John Smith, an English man who came along with the English colonists in the Susan Constant ship. The settlers settled in Native American lands, which made the Native Americans mad. Pocahontas and John Smith were young adults who fell in love sort of like Romeo and Juliet because their love seems impossible.
Rendering to the customs of England and Mexico in the early 19th century and the traditions of upper class families, these daughters are destined to marry any gainfully profitable young gentleman. Preeminent family members customarily arrange their marriages and this established practice is universal. Tita’s mother Elena arranges for her second oldest daughter, Rosaura, to marry Tita’s love, Pedro. “But if you really want Pedro to get married, allow me to suggest my daughter Rosaura…..She is one hundred percent available, and ready for marriage…” (pg 13) says Elena in Like Water for Chocolate. Elizabeth’s marriage to the pastor, Mr. Collins, is cancelled, even though it is in the planning stages by her mother, Mrs. Bennett.
Before Helen had time to grow older her twin siblings Castor and Pollux rescued her. Later on in her life, King Tyndareos of Lacedaemon decided to chose Helen’s husband. He chose Odysseus and the two eventually had a daughter. After a decade, Helen was ran off with Paris, the son of King Priam of Troy. Menelaus called on his suitors to help him get her back.
Dr. Mary Edwards Walker Born in Oswego, New York on November 26, 1832, Mary Edwards Walker was raised in an abolitionist family. Her father was a country doctor who believed in equality and education for his five daughters, Mary, Aurora, Cynthia, Luna and Vesta. He was also against the woman's clothes that didn't really help with the work they did every day. Mary was an early enthusiast for Women's Rights, and she went all out against women's clothing. She got rid of the restrictive clothing and in her later years, wore men's clothing when she lectured about Women's Rights.