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    Katherine of Valois

    Wooden funeral effigy of Catherine of Valois, Queen of England. Westminster Abbey Museum.

    The undressed funeral effigy of Catherine of Valois, Queen of England. Henry V's queen died in 1437. The Tudors descend from Catherine of Valois and her second husband, the Welshman Owen Tudor. Her grandson King Henry VII made major alterations to Westminster Abbey, which involved moving her embalmed body. She was placed in a crude coffin constructed of flimsy boards, and was left above ground. Catherine remained a public spectacle in the Abbey for over 200 years.

    Katherine Parr, Sixth Wife of King Henry VIII

    Katherine of Aragon-Henry's first wife who he set aside to marry Anne. He also created the Anglican Church and secceded from Rome in doing this

    Drawings of the effigies of Henry IV and his queen, Joan of Navarre.

    The Treaty of Troyes sealed Catherine of Valois' fate. Upon its completion, her destiny was to become the Queen Consort of Henry V.

    :::::::::::: Antique Photograph ::::::::::: Sarah Forbes Bonetta, born in West Africa was captured and became a slave of the King of Dahomey at 5 years old. In June 1850, Commodore Forbes of H.M.S. Bonetta arrived in Dahomey and the King presented him with the girl as a present for Queen Victoria. She was brought back to England and Victoria and Albert paid for her education. Later when Sally was married, Queen Victoria was godmother to their first child, named Victoria in her honour.

    Prinz Alexander und Prinzessin Alice von Teck, Earl and COuntess of Athlone

    1572-3_Queen Elizabeth I of England. Portrait miniature medallion Artist: Unknown. Zeelandic Museum

    Henry, Prince of Wales, son of James I and Anne of Denmark

    King of England funeral masks at Tower of London

    King Charles I, son of James I, grandson of Mary, Queen of Scots

    A Stained Glass Portrait of Catherine of Aragon: A portrait of the young queen at the height of her beauty and the king's love, circa 1512. The Chapel at The Vyne

    Princess Mary with the King George and Queen Mary

    February 8, 1487: Mary, Queen of Scots, executed. "I forgive you with all my heart, for now, I hope, you shall make an end to all my troubles," Mary told the executioner. His first blow missed her neck altogether. The second struck her neck, but didn't cut through -- he had to saw through to finish the job. When he held her head aloft by the hair, her wig came off and her head rolled to the ground. Then, a bloody little Skye terrier emerged from her skirts, and refused to leave his mistress.

    "Owen Tudor; Father of a Dynasty" (and 2nd husband of widowed Queen Catherine of Valois), by Nathen Amin: henrytudorsociety...

    Portrait of James VI and I (1566-1625)

    Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies (photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862) She was born into a royal West African dynasty, and was orphaned in 1848, when she was around five years old, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a gift from the King of Dahomey. She became the queens goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence. She spent her life between the British royal ...

    KATHERINE OF VALOIS (b.1401-d.1437). QUEEN CONSORT OF HENRY V from 2nd June, 1420 until her husband's death on 31st August, 1422. HOUSE OF LANCASTER. PICTURE: The first meeting of Katherine of Valois and Henry V.

    Margaret of Anjou (French: Marguerite d'Anjou) (23 March 1430 – 25 August 1482) was the wife of King Henry VI of England. As such, she was Queen consort of England from 1445 to 1461, and again from 1470 to 1471 after her husband's brief reinstatement. She also claimed to be Queen consort of France from 1445 to 1453. Born in the Duchy of Lorraine, into the House of Valois-Anjou, Margaret was the second eldest daughter of René I of Naples and Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine.