The genealogies of Jesus in the Gospels are mostly populated by men. That seems a bit odd given orthodox Judaism follows matrilineal descent. Anyway, there are some exceptions in these lists… and they are largely rather colourful characters.
My friends at Soul Food Edinburgh invited me to write an Advent blog post on a woman who’s referenced (but not named) in Matthew’s genealogy of Jesus – Bathsheba. You can read it (and dip into lots of other wonderful posts about the women of Advent) here: