Assigned female at birth, Catalina (Antonio) de Erauso was held in a convent, destined to become a nun – until she turned 15, cut her hair short, refashioned her habit into masculine clothing and escaped to a life of adventure. The highly controversial history of Erauso’s memoir was so wild that it is thought to be mostly fictional.
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