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The daughter of TV historian Dan Snow had a medieval feast at her school.
As you can imagine, there were many boys as knights and girls as princesses.
Instead of adhering to gender norms, his daughter went as a Viking fleet commander.
My daughter had a 'medieval feast' at school yesterday. Mostly, the boys went as knights, the girls as princesses.… https://t.co/wpLzfziAPp — Dan Snow (@Dan Snow)
In the late 10th century there were 30 yrs with 16 viking fleets. The chronicle says there were 'countless sea vomi… https://t.co/nqGvlcmNf8 — Dan Snow (@Dan Snow)
"Lastly the fleet of of the Red Girl. And assuredly the evil which Erinn [Ireland] had hitherto suffered was nothin… https://t.co/vLNy8a5sKE — Dan Snow (@Dan Snow)
@jamesoflynn @thehistoryguy That's amazing! It's great you're encouraging her as well. — Jen Stirrup - Next: #Pitch2Scale (@Jen Stirrup - Next: #Pitch2Scale)
@thehistoryguy Tell the stories of more historic women Dan. We could do with more Red Girls and fewer princesses. — dshnaps (@dshnaps)
@thehistoryguy Love this ✊ she's so lucky to have you teaching her about all the cool women in history https://t.co/elZxutDW8v — Daithí (@Daithí)
@thehistoryguy As a historian and a woman, this made me grin like a Cheshire Cat. Inspiring young women through his… https://t.co/3ynbplrSmR — Hannah (@Hannah)
@thehistoryguy hail to her https://t.co/F7Qnz7q06P — eric1871 (@eric1871)
Simple but effective.
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