Joan of Arc
Emily and Anne Bronte
Queen Elizabeth 1st
Mother Teresa (unless of course being married to "God" counts)
Oprah WinfreyDiane Keeton
All successful, talented, strong, independant women.
Now would they have had such characteristics had they been married? What do you think?
Please feel to add suggestions to this list of any other Spinsters of note, whether alive or death departed. Thanks