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MAP#67: Warrior Princess: Female warriors of the Middle Ages

Warrior Princess Countess_Jeanne

Women in the Middle Ages were docile, meek and subservient. Or at least that’s what we were led to believe. But that isn’t always the case. In previous lessons we looked at Black Agnes, the defender of Dunbar Castle and Melisende, the Queen of Jerusalem. Women like Joan of Arc, Isabella, the She-Wolf of France…

Celtic society hosts annual fest

The Celtic Society of West Tennessee hosted its 5th annual Celtic Fest on Saturday at the Casey Jones Amphitheater. The two-day event included about nine music and dance performances, 12 vendors and five demonstrators of basket and wool weaving, knitting, spinning and medieval battle. Attendees traveled from Kentucky, North Carolina, Mississippi and Alabama to attend…