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    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...
 
    Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal
  Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal
Archduchess Joanna of Austria was regent of Spain for her brother, King Philip II of Spain. She was born in Madrid to Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor (who was the first king of united Spain, officially King of Aragon and King of Castile) and his consor...
 
    Lady Jane Grey, The Nine Days' Queen
  Lady Jane Grey, The Nine Days' Queen
Lady Jane Grey, also known as The Nine Days' Queen, was an English noblewoman who was de facto monarch of England from 10 July until 19 July 1553 and was subsequently executed. A great-granddaughter of Henry VII by his younger daughter Mary, Jane was...
 
    Mary, Queen of Scots
  Mary, Queen of Scots
Mary, queen of Scots was one of the most fascinating and controversial monarchs of 16th century Europe. At one time, she claimed the crowns of four nations - Scotland, France, England and Ireland. Her physical beauty and kind heart were acknowledged...
 
    Louise de Coligny
  Louise de Coligny
Louise de Coligny was de vierde echtgenote van prins Willem I. Zij werd geboren op als dochter van Gaspard de Coligny en Charlotte de Laval. Zij overleed op 13 november 1620 en werd op 24 mei 1621 bijgezet in het familiegraf Oranje-Nassau in de Nieuw...
 
    Marie de' Medici
  Marie de' Medici
Marie de' Medici, was queen consort of France. She was the second wife of King Henry IV of France, of the Bourbon branch of the kings of France. Later she was the regent for her son King Louis XIII of France. Born in Florence, Italy, she was the d...
 
         
         



 
 
         
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