September 24, 2012

Female warriors: Jeanne d'Arc, Doña Inés de Suárez

Jeanne d'Arc (1412-1431) arrives at the Castle of Chinon. Charles VII greets her standing on the draw bridge. German Tapestry.

Inés de Suárez (c. 1507–1580) was a Spanish conquistadora who participated in the Conquest of Chile, successfully defending Santiago against a Mapuche attack in 1541.

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