We’ve been so distracted that we haven’t been doing our usual Women’s History Month posts, but there’s still ten days left in March! So here’s Matilda of Canossa, who is also known as Matilda of Tuscany. She ruled most of northern Italy for 35 years, and died in power, leaving northern Italy rich and powerful. Even today, northern Italy is richer than southern Italy, and it’s mainly because of Matilda’s work.
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