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The Nun Ensign (The Adventuresses Club Press) Kindle Edition

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"I went to such-and-such a place, stripped, dressed up, and cut my hair, went hither and thither, embarked, went into port, took to roving, slew, wounded, embezzled, and roamed about till the present moment, when I place myself at the feet of your most illustrious Lordship."
Shortly before making her final vows in 1600, Catalina de Erauso runs away from the nunnery in which she has been raised and disguises herself as a man in order to take up life in the New World, crossing over the frontiers of country and gender with her transitions. Enlisting as a soldier, de Erauso gambles, fights and boasts her way across the New World, before announcing the truth of her gender, and returning to Europe as a celebrity.

"The truth is this: that I am a woman!"

Unabridged, with a foreword by K.L. Webber.

The Adventuresses Club Press is dedicated to popularising the achievements of both historic and contemporary women. In the digital age, it is impossible to excuse the invisibility of our historic sisters, and we at the Adventuresses Club are determined to ensure that the erasure of women's achievements from the historic record is reversed.

Our original focus on women's achievements was in the fields of exploration and adventure. Over time, this will expand to include important fictional works by women and women-presenting authors. Intersectionality is a key value of The Adventuresses Club, and we continuously attempt to provide intersectional feminist discourse on a field which has been historically limited to middle-class white women, by representing the works of women from non-European backgrounds wherever possible.

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Aqu se cuenta la vida de Catalina de Erauso, quien tras abandonar el convento de San Sebasti n, se visti como hombre y se fue a Am rica, donde alcanz el grado de alf rez. Catalina mat a muchos en duelos y reyertas, entre ellos un hermano, y tuvo varios escarceos amorosos con otras mujeres. Fue detenida en Per y condenada a muerte tras otra de sus habituales trifulcas. Entonces se supo que era virgen y el obispo de la regi n la perdon . De regreso a Espa a fue recibida por el rey, que respet su grado militar y le autoriz a usar un nombre y atuendos masculino y el mism simo Papa le perdon su cambio de identidad sexual. Tras estas aventuras regres a Am rica, esta vez a M xico, abri un negocio y vivi con identidad masculina hasta su muerte.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1657.0 KB
  • Print Length: 102 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: The Adventuresses Club Press (4 October 2017)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07661ZZ83
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #812,839 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 starsOnce again thank-you The Adventuresses Club Press for availing us with another amazingly good read looking forward to the next
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