Lady Jane Grey, the official heiress of King Edward VI, claimed the title of Queen of England from 10 to 19 July 1553. Since then she has had the nickname Queen of the Nine Days or Queen of the Thirteen Days. However, she was defeated by Maria I.
Henry VIII. Tudor 1491-1547, was from 1509 to 1547 King of England, from 1541 King of Ireland. Henry VIII. was the first English king with a Renaissance education, he spoke several languages, wrote poems, composed music and showed great interest in religious themes.
Elizabeth I 1533-1603, actually Elizabeth Tudor, also known as The Virgin Queen was from 1558 to the day she died queen of England.
Hunting crossbows of the 16th century. Renaissance era. Arbalètes de chasse, du XVIe siècle. (Dessin de Calenacci d’après une photographie de Franck) From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des… Read More
Marguerite de Navarre also Margaret of Angoulême, Margaret of Valois or Margaret of France, was the elder sister of King Francis I and, as the wife of Henri d’Albret, Queen of Navarre.
Romeo and Juliet in Friar Laurence’s Cell
Mary Stuart 1542-1587 born as Mary Stewart, was on 14 December 1542 to the July 24, 1567 as Mary I Queen of Scotland and through her marriage to Francis II. from 1559 to 1560 Queen of France.
Conquest of Grenada. Boabdil el Chico’s Farewell by Washington Irving. “Boabdil set forward with his family for his allotted residence in the valley of Furchena. They ascended all eminence commanding the… Read More
Anne Boleyn, 1st Marquess of Pembroke was the second of the six wives of Henry VIII and Queen of England from 1533 to 1536.
Pizarro before Charles V. Francisco Pizarro, the conquerer of Peru, was born in Spain about 1475. In 1522 he became a captain, and organized an expedition to explore and conquer… Read More