Queen Isabella, the "she-wolf" of France (1295-1358). Isabella was the daughter of Philip IV of France & Joan I of Navarre. Isabella married Edward II of England & became Queen Consort. Isabella was praised for her beauty, diplomatic skills & intelligence. Her husband was an ineffectual king who came to be resented by his subjects. Isabella saw an opportunity, & raised an army & deposed her husband. She also managed to end the war with Scotland before her son took the throne as Edward III. Edward Ii, Paris France, Navarre Queen, France Jpg, Isabella Of France, Queen Isabella England, Husband Edward, King Edward, Imprison King
Henry Radclyffe, 2nd Earl of Sussex, KG (also spelled "Radcliffe") (1507 – 17 February 1557) was a son of Robert Radclyffe, 1st Earl of Sussex and his wife Elizabeth Stafford, Countess of Sussex.His maternal grandparents were Henry Stafford, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and his wife Catherine Woodville.He was a second cousin to among others Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquess of Dorset, Arthur, Prince of Wales, Margaret, queen consort of Scotland, Henry VIII of England, Elizabeth Tudor...
Arms of Edmund Tudor, Earl of Richmond. Coat of arms of Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond. Although a half brother of Henry VI of England, he had no right to the arms other than as a grant as he and the king shared a mother.
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Coat of Arms of Jasper Tudor, Duke of Bedford, and Earl of Pembroke, brother of Edmund Tudor
Coat of Arms of Jasper Tudor Spouse Catherine Woodville Noble family House of Tudor Father Owen Tudor Mother Catherine of Valois Born c. 1431 Hatfield, Hertfordshire Died 21/26 December 1495 Buried Keynsham Abbey, Somerset
Harlech Castle Gatehouse - Wars of the Roses
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Harlech Castle, built in the 1280s in Wales. Two cylindrical stone towers flanking a gateway, and behind them two larger cylindrical towers. A path leads up to the gateway and curtain walls are attached to the towers.
Harlech Castle Wales built in 1280's
MS Ghent - Battle of Tewkesbury - Wars of the Roses
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Battle of Tewkesbury - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, after which John Claye was knighted.
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Battle of Teweksbury, Edward IV vs. Q Margaret, Somerset, and Prince Edward, 1471; Ghent MS
Siege of London (MS 1168) - Wars of the Roses - The Lancastrian siege of London in 1471 is attacked by a Yorkist sally.
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As Thomas Lord Fauconberg beseiges London (setting fire), he is attacked by Edward IV and his troops, c. 1471; MS 1168 at Besançon
The Lancastrian siege of London in 1471 is attacked by a Yorkist sally.
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A near-contemporary Flemish picture of the Battle of Barnet in 1471.
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Illustration of the Battle of Barnet (14 April 1471), during the Wars of the Roses, on the Ghent manuscript, a late 15th-century document.
Battle of Barnet (Edward IV in crown)
Wars of the Roses ~ The Wars of the Roses were a complex set of civil wars which tore apart England in the 15th Century. The conflict pitched two sides of the royal family – the House of Plantagenet – against each other in a bid for the English throne. These two warring factions were known as the Houses of Lancaster and York. Ancestors on both sides.
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Wars of the Roses- battles and outcomes developement - Wars of the Roses
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History | War of the Roses
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Edward III had too many sons. From the five sons who survived, six kings were produced until the Plantagenet reign came to an end with the crowning of Henry VII, the first Tudor king.
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Gonzalo de Cordoba - The foremost Spanish soldier at the dawn of the 16th century, he began his career in 1468 in the service of Isabella of Castile, sister of the feckless King Henry IV. In the subsequent civil wars that followed that monarch’s death, and which brought Isabella and her husband, Ferdinand of Aragon to the throne of Castile; de Córdoba gave good and faithful service. With the Reconquista coming to a close, he served in the final war against the Muslims of Granada...
Military leader of the Huguenots in the latter half of the Wars of Religion in France, Henry of Navarre was baptized as a Catholic as an infant; but raised as a Protestant. As a teenager, he joined the Huguenot forces in the French Wars of Religion. He inherited the throne of Navarre in 1572 upon his mother’s death. Narrowly escaping murder two months later in Paris (for his wedding) during the Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre, he was a virtual prisoner at court till 1576
Louis I de Bourbon, Prince de Condé allegedly fathered a son by his mistress Isabelle de Limeuil, pictured, who served as Maid of Honour to Catherine de' Medici and was a member of her notorious group of female spies known at the French court as the "Flying Squadron". He vigorously denied paternity much to Isabelle's chagrin.
Isabelle de la Tour, Lady of Limeuil (c. 1535 – 25 March 1609) was a French noblewoman and a Maid of Honour to the Queen Mother Catherine de' Medici. She also formed part of Catherine's notorious "flying squadron" (L'escadron volant), a group of beautiful female spies she used for the purpose of forming sexual liaisons with various powerful men at the French court thereby extracting information which would then be passed on to her.
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Louis I de Bourbon, Prince de Condé allegedly fathered a son by his mistress, Isabelle de Limeuil, pictured, who served as Maid of Honour to Queen Catherine de' Medici and was a member of her notorious group of female spies known at the French court as the "Flying Squadron". He vigorously denied paternity, much to Isabelle's chagrin.
Isabelle de la Tour, Lady of Limeuil (c. 1535 – 25 March 1609) was a French noblewoman and a Maid of Honour to the Queen Mother Catherine de' Medici. She also formed part of Catherine's notorious "flying squadron" (L'escadron volant), a group of beautiful female spies. In about 1562 at Catherine's instigation, she became the mistress of Louis, Prince of Condé, brother of King Antoine of Navarre and one of the leading Huguenots in France.
Fernando honoring Diana: “The last time I fell to my knees before a woman, I had lost one of Isabella of Castile’s ships."/Pictured: Isabella I of Castile / Perhaps Fernando may have lost one of her ships in the Battle of Guinea: The Castilian fleet was anchored in a harbor near Mina when the Portuguese fleet initiated an attack early in the morning. The Castilians were caught by surprise and ended up being quickly and totally defeated. Read more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guinea
Isabel I - queen of Castile 1474-1504, queen of León 1474-1504 X 1469, Fernando II Trastamara king of Aragon 1479-1516 1452-1516