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F is for Veronica Franco – Extraordinary Woman, #AtoZ Challenge

Veronica Franco by Tintoretto . Veronica Franco was born in  1546, in Venice, Italy, to a family of the ‘citizen’ class. Her mother insisted that she was given the same education as her three older brothers. This helped her when, married in her mid-teens to a Doctor, she wanted a divorce. At that time in …

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