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Nobleman on a hunt with his daughter and wife. (Image courtesy of the British Museum)

Princess. The word is ripe with meaning and subtext in western consciousness. Because of that, female members of aristocratic and monarchal families are often fantasized about.

That can lead to controversial decisions, such as labelling a Native American chieftain’s daughter a “princess” (Looking at you Disney). But it can also lead to interesting discussions of what life was like for people whose voices weren’t often heard throughout history.

Over on the AskHistorians Sub-Reddit, I was asked a question regarding Egyptian Princesses.

Education & Responsibility

First, let’s get the title out of the way. …


Ian Williams

Verbally, on my Chromebook, or with the power of the pen, storytelling will always be a passion of mine.

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