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Louis XII, the Father of the People (1462 - 1515). King of France from 1498 to 1515. He married Joan of France, but divorce her to marry Anne of Brittany, who he had two daughters with. After her death he married Mary Tudor, but died a few months later. He was very active in foreign policy.

Jean II (1319 - 1364). King of France from 1350 to 1364. He married Bonne of Bohemia, and had nine children. Then he married Joanna I of Auvergne and had three children who all died young.

Philippe VI, the Fortunate (1293 - 1350). King of France from 1328 to 1350. He married Joan of Burgundy and had ten children. After she died he married Blanche of Navarre and had one daughter. He was first King of France from the House of Valois.

Robert II (1316 - 1390). King of Scotland from 1371 to his death in 1390. He was a grandson of Robert the Bruce. He spent most of his reign fighting against the English. He married twice and had children with both wives.

The Siege of Beauvais, 1472. King Louis XI of France, speaking of the Duke of Burgundy: “The first place that can resist him – that will be sufficient to undo him”.

Elizabeth Woodville Cosmo, seen on Susan Higginbotham's blog. After marrying the king of England for love she was hated for her family becoming too powerful. Her sons were the famous princes in the tower

Richard III King of England and France, Lord of Ireland

After leading many military victories to defend her family & England during the War of the Roses, Margaret of Anjou's only child was slain in 1471 at Tewksbury by Edward IV. Edward captured Margaret & kept her captive in a series of castles until 1475 when Margaret's ally Louis XI bargained for her release. Once the heiress of the vast estates of her father Rene of Anjou & Queen of England, Margaret ended her days in poverty in Anjou. She died in 1482 & was laid to rest in Angers Cathedral.

Princess Mary Tudor, Queen of France, daughter of Henry VII of England Considered to be the most beautiful Princess in Europe, Erasmus said of her that "Nature never formed anything more beautiful."

Empress Alexandra and his son, Alexei

The eight Royal Beasts in the Tudor Garden have been painted (and gilded) with the correct heraldic colours of the period. The black bull was used as a badge by Lionel Duke of Clarence, second son of Edward III, and ancestor of the Yorkist kings. It was the sinister heraldic supporter of the arms of England under Edwards IV and V and Richard III.

Perkin Warbeck. Impostor said to be Earl of Warwick, then the illegitimate son of Richard III, and finally Richard, Duke of York (son of Edward IV). Acknowledged as Richard IV by Emperor Maximilian. Was eventually captured but was not executed at first. Further plotting against Henry VII led to his execution.