Feeling very Catherine today. Catherine of Aragon, Henry VIII's first wife, who happens to be my 3rd Cousin 17 x removed. We are both descended from John of Gaunt, the 1st Duke of Lancaster but through different wives of his.
Women have been putting up with men's patriarchal shit long before her time but after what he did to her, she should have planted a 5 inch high heel in the middle of his forehead, if given the chance.
Funny how history changed so due to Henry's older brother, Arthur, having died 6 months after wedding Catherine of Aragon, thus forming a strong alliance with Spain against France and Scotland so Henry married his dead older brother's wife.
How would the House of Tudor have played out if Henry had never gotten the kingdom?
Here's Catherine of Aragon's number from the musical "Six".
If you raise a daughter you'd be doing the worldwide matriarchy a favor to make her as strong as Catherine was.