mcedit*

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But you can’t love someone back to life

Annabel Scholey as Antoinette de Bourbon / Henry Cavill as Claude de Guise 

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favourite sultana meme: 1/5 accomplishments ~ residence in the new palace

Roxelana had apparently gained her freedom at some point before becoming Suleyman’s spouse. Then, following her marriage to the sultan, she gradually took up residence in the New Palace, the first royal woman ever to do so. Manumission, marriage, the opening of harem quarters in the previously all-male palace—each development was a radical move, each shattered Ottoman precedent. A whole new position was coming into being in the Ottoman empire that can only be called the office of queen. - Leslie P. Peirce Empress of the East

“When I was six, I started drawing pictures of aeroplanes. I wanted to be a pilot. How many Arab-American female pilots do you know?”
“You would be the first”, I admitted.
“I like that idea" 

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: Sword of Summer
Samirah Al Abbas

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history + aunts/uncles with a positive influence over their nephews (requested by anonymous)