11: Doña Catalina de Erauso: Part Three (with Allison Epstein)

Special guest Allison Epstein (A Tip for the Hangman) joins us for this action-packed conclusion of this three-part saga of the Lieutenant Nun. This time featuring: a return to Spain, a meeting with The Pope (!!!) and, crucially, how will Catalina fare on the Scandilicious Scale??

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https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/how-basques-became-autonomous-community-spain?loggedin=true

https://www.nytimes.com/1996/03/17/books/cross-dressing-for-success.html

Memoir of a Basque Lieutenant Nun by Catalina de Erauso (translation by Michele Stepto and Gabriel Stepto)

The Life of Catalina de Erauso, the Lieutenant Nun: An Early Modern Biography by Sonia Perez-Villanueva

The Lieutenant Nun by Sherry Valasco

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