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    Margaret of Anjou

    John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, presents this book to Margaret of Anjou, enthroned beside Henry VI. The Shrewsbury Book, Rouen, 1445, Royal 15 E. vi, f. 2v

    Detail of a herald in a tabard of the arms of John Talbot, earl of Shrewsbury, with the arms of his wife, Margaret Beauchamp, in pretence, holding a flagpole. Origin:France, N. (Rouen) Attribution:Talbot Master British Library Collection

    Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Pembroke

    King Henry VI (1422 - 1461) son of Henry V. He assumed royal power 1442 and sided with the party opposed to the continuation of the Hundred Years' War with France. After his marriage 1445, he was dominated by his wife, Margaret of Anjou. He was deposed 1461 in the Wars of the Roses; was captured 1465, temporarily restored 1470, but again imprisoned 1471 and then murdered. Henry was eight months old when he succeeded to the English throne.

    Margaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI and Queen Consort. ca. XV.

    Margaret of Austria (10 January 1480 – 1 December 1530, aged 51) was, by her two marriages, Princess of Asturias and Duchess of Savoy, and was appointed Governor of the Habsburg Netherlands from 1507 to 1515 and again from 1519 to 1530. She had no children of her own, but raised the children of her brother Phillip and Joanna of Castile (including future Charles V and his sisters, who all became queens.)

    Helene Princess of Serbia

    York vs Lancaster

    Verbündete im 1. Weltkrieg Habsburg und Hohenzollern

    ~~Cherokee Indians value their family, however different from most situations, the women is in absolute control of everything. She holds her clans name, all the children belong to her, and the man must settle in her village after the marriage ceremony. The man is there to make children and provide meat for the family.

    Typical Equipment - War of 1812

    Kady Brownell, was one of 250 women who fought in the Civil War.

    World War II, Paris 1944. This is my kind of woman.

    What is known about Ankhesenamun is that she was born the third daughter of Akhenaten and Nefertiti.

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    Medal believed to commemorate the marriage of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York

    Codex Manesse, Johann von Ringgenberg, Fol 190v, c. 1304-1340

    Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scotland and sister of Henry VIII