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Christine de Pisan
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    Wrote ‘The Book of Deeds of Arms and of Chivalry,' ‘The Book of the City of Ladies,' ‘The Treasure of the City of Ladies,' and ‘The Tale of Joan of Arc'
    Although she is identified as French, she was in fact born in Venice.
    She married at fifteen.
    Her father was an astrologer.
    She was left in debt when her husband died.
    She was very well educated, which was unheard of for medieval women.
    She was the first woman to earn a living as a writer.
    She wrote to counter negative images of women.
    Her ‘Book of the City of Ladies' was a tribute to female figures in history and literature.
    She wrote a poem in praise of Joan of Arc.

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