Martha "Calamity Jane" Canary ~ Although she had great friends and very positive opinions of the proper things that a girl could enjoy, she soon gained a local notariety for her daring horsemanship and skill as a rifle shot.
Montsegur in south-western France is a famous fortification. Castle de Montsegur was rebuilt on the ruins of one of the last strongholds of the Cathars who were believed to be an heretical sect by the Catholic Church. In 1243-44 the Cathars, were besieged there by 10 000 troops and 220 Cathars were burned en masse in a bonfire when they refused to renounce their faith. Later a new fortress was built to guard the southern frontier. Wikipedia.
castillo de Villena The Atalaya Castle (Spanish: Castillo de la Atalaya or Castillo de Villena) is a castle in Villena, province of Alicante, southern Spain. Located over a spur of the Sierra de la Villa, in the north-western part of the province of Alicante, it commands the former frontier between Castile and Kingdom of Aragon. The castle was built in an unknown age, although not after the 12th century, since Arab sources mention it in 1172.
(September 1, 1904 – November 14, 1974) Johnny Mack Brown was an American college football player and film actor. His good looks and powerful physique saw him portrayed on Wheaties cereal boxes and in 1927, brought an offer for motion picture screen tests that resulted in a long and successful career in Hollywood. He played silent film star Mary Pickford's love interest in her first talkie, "Coquette" (1929).
George Coe. 1856-1941. Rode with the Regulators. Was wounded in the battle at Blazer's Mill. Buckshot Robert's bullet ricocheted of Charlie Bowdre's belt buckle and took off Coe's right trigger finger. Coe went on to write his autobiography "Frontier Fighter" in 1934.