Marguerite de Valois reine de France safran splendour
Reina de Navarra. Sí, lo fui. Poco reino para la novia de la Cristiandad. yo, la perla de Francia, que por mi cuna estaba llamada a ser reina de medio mundo, sostengo en mi mano el camafeo con la imagen de mi primo el bearnés, , mi señor impuesto,que aborrecía tanto las esencias de jazmín y violetas de mi lecho como yo su aliento de ajo. Tan importantes narices por fuerza habían de ser selectivas y sensibles.cuando el destino une así a príncipe y princesa tan prominentes, el premio del beso…
Catherine of Aragon, Queen of England, and her Kin
Portraits of Henry VIII's first queen made during or near her lifetime--gathered in the hope of glimpsing the real woman. Portraits of her kin are also included to explore family resemblance--especially the amazing resemblances between the female descendants of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain--and to place Catherine in the wider picture of European royalty of the age. With accompanying notes from varying sources including <a href="http://www.wikipedia.org" rel="noreferrer…
Elisabeth of France, by Villandrando
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James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell - Wikipedia
James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell (1534 - 1578). King of Scotland in 1567. He was the third husband of Mary, Queen of Scots. After his wife was imprisoned in England he escaped to Norway and was imprisoned and went insane.
Barbara Radziwiłł - Wikipedia
Barbara Radziwiłł (1520 - 1551). Queen of Poland from 1547 until 1551. She was the second wife of Sigismund II. She may have been poisoned by her husband's mother.
Henry III of France - Wikipedia
Henry III was a monarch of the House of Valois who was elected the monarch of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1573 to 1575 and ruled as King of France from 1574 until his death. He was the last French monarch of the Valois dynasty.
And So the Renaissance Begins
In about 1450, when the printing press was invented, a new era was ushered in, an era of quickly circulating information that allowed for new inventions, new styles, and new discoveries: the Renais…
Henry IV of France - Wikipedia
Henry IV (13 December 1553 – 14 May 1610),also known by the epithet "Good King Henry",King of Navarre (as Henry III) from 1572 to 1610 and King of France from 1589 to 1610.He was the first French monarch of the House of Bourbon.Baptised as a Catholic but raised in the Protestant faith by his mother Jeanne d'Albret,Queen of Navarre, he inherited the throne of Navarre in 1572 on the death of his mother. As a Huguenot, Henry was involved in the French Wars of Religion...