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    Isabella of Austria
  Isabella of Austria
Isabella of Austria (also known as Isabella or Elisabeth of Burgundy, of Habsburg, or of Castile), Archduchess of Austria, Infanta of Castile and Princess of Burgundy by birth and Queen of Denmark, Sweden and Norway by her marriage to King Christian...
 
    Anne Boleyn, Henry VIIIís 2nd wife
  Anne Boleyn, Henry VIIIís 2nd wife
Anne Boleyn, Marchioness of Pembroke and Queen Consort of England (1505/1507 Ė May 19, 1536) was the second (of the six) wife and queen consort of Henry VIII and the mother of Elizabeth I of England who would become Queen. Born into the English arist...
 
    Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Spain
  Isabella of Portugal, Queen of Spain
Isabella of Portugal was a Portuguese infanta (princess) and Holy Roman Empress, Duchess of Burgundy, and a Queen Regent/Consort of Spain. She was the daughter of Manuel I of Portugal and Maria of Aragon. By her marriage to Charles V, Holy Roman Empe...
 
    Mary of Austria, Governor of the Netherlands
  Mary of Austria, Governor of the Netherlands
Mary of Austria, also known as Mary of Hungary, was queen consort of Hungary and Bohemia as the wife of King Louis II, and she was later Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands. The daughter of Queen Joanna of Castile and King Philip I of Castile, Ma...
 
    Juliana of Stolberg
  Juliana of Stolberg
Juliana of Stolberg was the mother of William 1 of Orange (Willem van Oranje), also known as William the Silent (Willem de Zwijger). Juliana was the daughter of Botho VIII of Stolberg-Wernigerode and Anna of Eppstein-Königstein. Her first marriage wa...
 
    Jane Seymour, Henry VIIIís 3rd wife
  Jane Seymour, Henry VIIIís 3rd wife
Jane Seymour was Henry VIIIís third wife. Jane married him just eleven days after Anne Boleyn was executed. Jane was born between 1507 and 1509. The marriage between Jane Seymour and Henry was on May 30th 1536. In October 1537, Jane gave birth to th...
 
    Catherine Parr, Henry VIIIís 6th wife
  Catherine Parr, Henry VIIIís 6th wife
Catherine Parr was born around 1512. She was Henry VIIIís sixth and final wife. Catherine had already been married to a man called Lord Borough. She was in her teens and he was in his sixties when they married. Lord Borough soon died but Catherine s...
 
    Anne of Cleves, Henry VIIIís 4th wife
  Anne of Cleves, Henry VIIIís 4th wife
Anne of Cleves was Henry VIIIís fourth wife. Anne was from the small north German state of Cleves. Her brother, William, ruled Cleves but realised that his sister's marriage to the king of England would greatly enhance his status. After the divorc...
 
    Queen Mary I, Daughter of Henry VIII
  Queen Mary I, Daughter of Henry VIII
Mary I, daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, was born in 1516 and suffered through a terrible childhood of neglect, intolerance, and ill-health. She was a staunch catholic from birth, constantly resisting pressure from others to renounce h...
 
    Catherine de' Medici, Queen of France
  Catherine de' Medici, Queen of France
Catherine de' Medici was born in Florence, Italy, as Caterina Maria Romula di Lorenzo de' Medici. Both of her parents, Lorenzo II de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, and Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, Countess of Boulogne, died within weeks of her birth....
 
    Catherine Howard, Henry VIIIís 5th wife
  Catherine Howard, Henry VIIIís 5th wife
Catherine Howard (born between 1520 and 1525; died February 13, 1542) was the fifth queen consort of Henry VIII of England (1540-1542), and sometimes known by his reference to her as "the rose without a thorn." Her birth date and place of birth is un...
 
    Margaret of Parma, Governor of the Netherlands
  Margaret of Parma, Governor of the Netherlands
Margaret, Duchess of Parma, Governor of the Netherlands from 1559 to 1567 and from 1578 to 1582, was the illegitimate daughter of Charles V and Johanna Maria van der Gheynst. She was a Duchess consort of Florence and a Duchess consort of Parma and Pi...
 
    Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer
  Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer
Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer (1526Ė1588) was a wood merchant of Haarlem, Netherlands She was the daughter of Simon Hasselaer and Grietje Koen. When the city was besieged by the Spanish, she led a company of women in defence of the city, becoming fa...
 
    Anna van Egmont
  Anna van Egmont
Anna van Egmont was a wealthy Dutch heiress who became the first wife of William the Silent, Prince of Orange. As the only child of Maximiliaan van Egmond and Françoise de Lannoy, she was suo jure Countess of Buren and Lady of Egmond. She was also Co...
 
    Elizabeth I, Queen of England
  Elizabeth I, Queen of England
Elizabeth I was born in 1533 to Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Although she entertained many marriage proposals and flirted incessantly, she never married or had children. Elizabeth, the last of the Tudors, died at seventy years of age after a very succ...
 
 

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