Women warriors, who admired
• Women warriors who admire
At least we have femininity is associated with the field of battle. Girls keep hearth and raise their children, they have no place where blood is shed, and the wounded cries sound so loud that darkens the sun. However, the history of mankind knows many brave warriors who have taken up the sword is not for love but out of necessity. And each of these characters still managed to defend their - genuine female anger, multiplied by the same female agility and resourcefulness, can become a decisive factor in the most fierce battle.
Æthelflæd, Queen of Mercia, inherited military prowess from his father Alfred the Great of Wessex, the legendary killer Vikings. Woman on dynastic reasons was married to one of the companions, Ethelred. He won a great military glory, but a few years later came down with the disease and the protection of Mercia fell on the weak shoulders of women. Etelfleda was an excellent ruler and a good tactician: 8 years in office she has built a chain of fortresses throughout the kingdom, and in the 916 year personally led a successful military expedition to Wales.
Mongolian Princess Khutulun fend off suitors literally: sword in hand, she went against every applicant for her hand. By surviving to our long testimony, princess laid in the ground about forty soldiers before everyone finally agreed to the marriage.
A girl from a poor family of Cantonese can only rely on one career. All youth Zheng spent in a brothel, where her brazenly stole a pirate leader. After his death, Zheng Shi somehow managed to take command, and soon to hammer together a giant armada of 300 ships. The best days for the start of this bloodthirsty warrior passed around to forty thousand sailors. Zheng ships terrorized coast almost with impunity. Chinese authorities had to offer the pirates full amnesty, and at age 36 she went to the shore, keeping as a personal dowry of a huge sum of money.
The Countess and revolutionary at the same time, Emilia Plater gave up a life of luxury in your own estate for the November Uprising in 1830. Already at the end of the uprising she put together their own partisan group, and then passed into the Polish Army, where he rose to captain. Heroine squinted sudden fever: Emilia died at age 25 remain in the memory of Poles symbol of true patriotism.
Jeanne de Dampierre
Jeanne de Dampier became the Duchess of Brittany after her marriage to the Duke Jean IV. In 1341 the Duke was taken prisoner by the French king and the poor girl had to own to lead an army against Charles de Blois, intended to seize the duchy orphaned.