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Nice portrait of Eleanor of Aquitaine, holding her rock crystal vase. It was given to her by her grandfather, William IX of Aquitaine, and she later gave it to Louis VII as a wedding present. It still survives, and is on display in the Louvre museum. Eleanor of Aquitaine by *dashinvaine on deviantART

Eleanor of Aquitaine by dashinvaine on DeviantArt

Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine, Queen of France and then of England, mother of Richard I and King John. Eleanor of Aquitaine

Alfred the Great was King of Wessex from 871 to 899. Alfred is noted for his defence of the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of southern England against the Vikings, becoming the only English king to be accorded the epithet “the Great”. Alfred was the first King of the West Saxons to style himself “King of the Anglo-Saxons”.

Alfred the Great, England’s Strong and Righteous Ruler

The fifth son of Aethelwulf, Alfred was born in 849. He came to the throne in 871. Immediately, he was met with the daunting task of ridding his country of the Vikings. The Viking raids had establi…

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KING RICHARD II PLANTAGENET

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Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmoreland. Second wife of Ralph de Neville, 1st Earl of Westmoreland. Mother of Anne and Cecily Neville along with 12 others. Joan was the legitimate daughter of John of Gaunt and Katherine Swynford. She was also the Grandmother of Richard Neville 'the Kingmaker', 16th Earl of Warwick.

Joan Beaufort Countess of Westmoreland

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Charlemagne, 747-814 AD. Portrait after Albrecht Durer, c 1600. Hapsburg Treasury, Vienna Austria.

Emperor Charlemagne

Charlemagne, 747-814 AD. Portrait after Albrecht Durer, c 1600. Notice the crown. Hapsburg Treasury, Vienna Austria. These places are uniformly dark, but I was pleased with the quality I got with ISO at 6400. More about the beauty of this classsic city and the challenges of photography on tour. jeffnewcomerphotography.blogspot.com/2011/09/prague-tp-bu...

King Edward III 1327 - 1377 Son of Edward II. Edward came to the throne at the age of 14. He fought many battles against the Scots and the French. Set up the Order of the Garter. The outbreak of bubonic plague, the 'Black Death' in 1348-1350 killed half the population of England.

King Edward III 1327 - 1377 Son of Edward II. Edward came to the throne at the age of 14. He fought many battles against the Scots and the French. Set up the Order of the Garter. The outbreak of bubonic plague, the 'Black Death' in 1348-1350 killed half the population of England.

Eleanor of Provence (~1223-1291) Queen consort to: Henry III (1207-1272, ruled 1216-1272) Married: January 14, 1236 Coronation: January 14, 1236

Who Were the Plantagenet Queens of England?

Introducing the Plantagenet queens consort, wives of the English kings from Henry II to Richard II. These women come from many different backgrounds.

Edward III (13 November 1312 – 21 June 1377) was King of England from 1327 until his death; he is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous reign of his father, Edward II. Edward III transformed the Kingdom of England into one of the most formidable military powers in Europe.

Cigarette Card - King Edward III

Player's, Kings & Queens of England (large size) 1935. No11 Edward III (reigned 1327-77)

Fortunino Matania (1881-1963) - Lord Darnley and Mary Stuart

We Weren't All Beheaded

monsieurleprince: “ Fortunino Matania (1881-1963) - Lord Darnley and Mary Stuart ”

On this day, 800 years ago, October 19, 1216 King John of England dies at Newark-on-Trent and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry III. King John has gone down in English history as one of E…

8oo Year Anniversary of the Death of King John of England.

On this day, 800 years ago, October 19, 1216 King John of England dies at Newark-on-Trent and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Henry III. King John has gone down in English history as one of E…

Isabel-Elizabeth Plantagenet, Countess of Essex, 1409–1484. Isabel was the oldest child of Richard, Earl of Cambridge and Anne Mortimer. Her husband Henry Bourchier, second Earl of Eu in Normandy, was created Viscount Bourchier by Henry VI and Lord Treasurer of England. William, the eldest of their ten children, married Anne, sister of Elizabeth Woodville. Remains of Beeleigh Abbey, first burial place of Isabel of York.

Isabel Elizabeth Plantagenet duquesa de Exeter

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Full-page miniature of King Edward III, wearing a blue Garter mantle, with his arms.

Image of an item from the British Library Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

This page describes and shows an image of an item in the Catalogue of Illuminated Manuscripts

Edward III, King of England (1327 - 1377) - a gallery on Flickr

Edward III, King of England (1327 - 1377)

a gallery curated by <a href="/photos/flambard/">Tony Jones</a>

John of Gaunt is a prominent name when it comes to the monarchy. He was the father of Henry IV, his only legitimate child to get to the throne. He also had a number of illegitimate children. One of the illegitimate children was John Beaufort, the grandfather of Margaret Beaufort and great-grandfather of Henry VII of England.

Richard II and Henry IV: The Lineage that Led to the War of the Roses

On September 30, 1399, Henry IV was officially named King of England. He deposed his cousin, Richard II, and set up the events of the War of the Roses.

Catherine of Valois - kings-and-queens Photo

Kings and Queens Photo: Catherine of Valois

Catherine of Valois was the Queen of Henry V. Her son, Henry VI, became King at 9 months. Queen Catherine then began an elicit relationship with Owen Tudor. They had at least 6 children, many of whom Henry VI legitimized. The WotR began again.