FORMAT: Hardback
ISBN: 9781785303081
RRP: £14.99
PAGES: 224
PUBLICATION DATE: September 24, 2020


Feisty and Fiery and Fierce: Badass Celtic Women to Live Your Life by from Scotland, Ireland and Wales

By (author) Mairi Kidd

Celtic women, both ‘ordinary’ and ‘extraordinary’ have often been overlooked inrecorded history, while their male counterparts hogged the limelight. Too often writtenby the victors, and written by men, for men, the incredible stories of Scottish, Irishand Welsh women have been all-too-often banished to the footnotes of our nations’interwoven histories.This collection brings together the stories of those women already well-known, whoseplace in history is significant and remembered – or often misremembered – and thosewomen whose mark is found in the shadows, women whose stories are now uncoveredand celebrated in a new light. Women like Iseabal Ni Mheic Cailein, Jessie Mann andHelen Crawfurd from Scotland, Petronilla de Meath, Grainne ni Mhaille and Agnes Clerkefrom Ireland, and Gwenllian ferch Gruffudd, Nell Gwyn and Laura Ashley from Wales,whose shared Celtic history and experiences bear remarkable similarities.Feisty and Fiery and Fierce brings together a ‘coven’ of 30 badass Celtic women whosestories challenge the idea that the women of the past rarely did anything worthrecording. The stories of these women, and their true mark on history, will entertainyou, enrage you, uplift you and inspire you.

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