Catalina de Erauso - Historical Figures Known For Wearing Clothes of the Opposite Sex

historicwomen: “ Catalina de Erauso 1650 Born to a noble family in Spain, Catalina de Erauso was expected to become a nun from the time she was old enough to walk. She was raised in a nunnery.

Catalina de Erauso (1585-1650) was a Basque novice nun who ran away from her convent at about 15 years of age to travel to the New World. This "Lieutenant Nun" as she came to be known, wrote a sensational memoir about her adventures.

Catalina de Erauso was a Basque novice nun who ran away from her convent at about 15 years of age to travel to the New World. This "Lieutenant Nun" as she came to be known, wrote a sensational memoir about her adventures.

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Catalina de Erauso - After escaping from a convent, this swashbuckler had the strength to chase her dreams: which were apparently to drink, fight, and womanize.

Catalina de Erauso - After escaping from a convent, this swashbuckler had the strength to chase her dreams: which were apparently to drink, fight, and womanize.

The Soldier Nun By Herbert W. Piekow   In 1589 Catalina de Erauso’s wealthy Basque family sent their four- year-old daughter to a Dominican Convent, where her aunt was the prioress. When Catalina was fifteen she escaped the convent w...

The Soldier Nun By Herbert W. Piekow In 1589 Catalina de Erauso’s wealthy Basque family sent their four- year-old daughter to a Dominican Convent, where her aunt was the prioress. When Catalina was fifteen she escaped the convent w...

Portrait of Catalina de Erauso, the Liutenant Nun

historical-nonfiction: “Meet Catalina de Erauso, a Spanish noblewoman who spent most of her life living (and fighting) as a man, first in Spain and then in the Spanish colonies. To read more about her early escape from a nunnery, her swordfighting,.

The Ruthless Conquerer Who Cross-Dressed Her Way to Infamy Catalina de Erauso

The Ruthless Conquerer Who Cross-Dressed Her Way to Infamy

Catalina de Erauso 1592 Catalina de Erauso la Monja Alferez  Nació Catalina de Erauso en Donostia - San Sebastián (Guipúzcoa), en 1592. A la corta edad de 4 años fue internada en el convento dominico de San Sebastián el Antiguo, -tal como sucedió con sus tres hermanas, quienes permanecieron en él hasta su muerte-; una reyerta que sostuvo con una monja profesa la llevo a huir del convento, siendo aún novicia y faltándole poco tiempo para profesar.

fuckyeahhistorycrushes: “ Catalina de Erauso, also known as the nun lieutenant (la monja alférez in Spanish). She fought as a Spanish soldier in the New World, without anybody suspecting she was a.

#AntesDespues: Catalina de Erauso | Reforma integral de la vivienda. Sala de estar. #Reforma #Vivienda #Decoracion #SanSebastian

#AntesDespues: Catalina de Erauso | Reforma integral de la vivienda. Sala de estar. #Reforma #Vivienda #Decoracion #SanSebastian

Catalina de Erauso (1592-1650)    She was put into the nunnery when she was younger and she hated it and in her mid-teens right before she had to take her NUN VOWS she was just like NO FUCK THIS SHIT and ran off to America dressed as a man and joined the Spanish army under the name Alonso Díaz Ramírez de Guzmán. She reached the lieutenant rank and basically had a super successful military career!

Catalina de Erauso She was put into the nunnery when she was younger and she hated it and in her mid-teens right before she had to take her NUN VOWS she was just like NO FUCK THIS SHIT and.

Catalina de Erauso

Cross-Dressing for Success

Catalina de Erauso. Una estocada a la USP

Catalina de Erauso. Una estocada a la USP

#AntesDespues: Catalina de Erauso | Reforma integral del salón y la cocina. Espacios compartidos pero aislados. #Reforma #Vivienda #Decoracion #SanSebastian

#AntesDespues: Catalina de Erauso | Reforma integral del salón y la cocina. Espacios compartidos pero aislados. #Reforma #Vivienda #Decoracion #SanSebastian

Catalina de Erauso - A European adventurer and soldier; she defied her family to travel the world attired as a man. At a point in history when most women were nuns/ wives, Erauso was fiercely independent. She was an expert swordsman who commanded an army and survived countless traumas.

Catalina de Erauso - A European adventurer and soldier; she defied her family to travel the world attired as a man. At a point in history when most women were nuns/ wives, Erauso was fiercely independent. She was an expert swordsman who commanded an army and survived countless traumas.

Lieutenant Nun: Memoir of a Basque Transvestite in the Ne... http://smile.amazon.com/dp/0807070734/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x8hsxb1BH7T4R

Lieutenant Nun: Memoir of a Basque Transvestite in the New World, a book by Catalina De Erauso, Michele Stepto, Gabri Stepto

La monja alferez  - the nun lieutanant  Catalina de Erauso: cross-dressing in the New World

Catalina de Erauso, La monja alferez

La monja alferez - the nun lieutanant Catalina de Erauso: cross-dressing in the New World

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