Tag Archives: Women of Rizal
There were at least nine women linked with Rizal. These women might have been beguiled by his intelligence, charm and wit.
Several months later, during his sophomore year at the University of Sto. Tomas, he boarded in the house of Doña Concha Leyva in Intramuros. The next door neighbors of Doña Concha were Capitan
Rizal’s another romance was with Leonor Rivera, his cousin from Camiling.
Consuelo Ortiga y Perez, the prettier of Don Pablo Ortiga’s daughters, fell in love with him. He dedicated to her A la Senorita C.O. y R., which became one of his best poems “A La Señorita C.O.y.P”. He expressed his admiration for her. He found solance and joy in her company.