Henry V was crowned on 9 April 1413 at Westminster Abbey. The ceremony was marked by a terrible snow storm, but the common people were undecided as to whether it was a good or bad omen.[9] Henry was described as having been "very tall (6ft 3 in), slim, with dark hair cropped in a ring above the ears, and clean-shaven". His complexion was ruddy, the face lean with a prominent and pointed nose. Depending on his mood, his eyes "flashed from the mildness of a dove's to the brilliance of a…

Henry V was crowned on 9 April 1413 at Westminster Abbey. The ceremony was marked by a terrible snow storm, but the common people were undecided as to whether it was a good or bad omen.[9] Henry was described as having been "very tall (6ft 3 in), slim, with dark hair cropped in a ring above the ears, and clean-shaven". His complexion was ruddy, the face lean with a prominent and pointed nose. Depending on his mood, his eyes "flashed from the mildness of a dove's to the brilliance of a…

Joan of England (October 1165 – 4 September 1199) was the seventh child of Henry II of England and his queen consort, Eleanor of Aquitaine. Joan was a younger maternal half-sister of Marie de Champagne and Alix of France. She was a younger sister of William IX, Count of Poitiers, Henry the Young King, Matilda, Duchess of Saxony, Richard I of England, Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany and Leonora of Castile. She was also an older sister of John of England.

Joan of England (October 1165 – 4 September 1199) was the seventh child of Henry II of England and his queen consort, Eleanor of Aquitaine. Joan was a younger maternal half-sister of Marie de Champagne and Alix of France. She was a younger sister of William IX, Count of Poitiers, Henry the Young King, Matilda, Duchess of Saxony, Richard I of England, Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany and Leonora of Castile. She was also an older sister of John of England.

King Edward IV - 1442 - 1483, the first Yorkist King of England, having battled the Lancastrian challenge to his throne in 1471, and then reigning in peace until his death.

King Edward IV - 1442 - 1483, the first Yorkist King of England, having battled the Lancastrian challenge to his throne in 1471, and then reigning in peace until his death.

King Harold II, the last Anglo-Saxon king of England, from January to October 1066. He was defeated and killed by William of Normandy (William the Conqueror) at the famous Battle of Hastings.

King Harold II, the last Anglo-Saxon king of England, from January to October 1066. He was defeated and killed by William of Normandy (William the Conqueror) at the famous Battle of Hastings.

Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Duchess of Bedford 18th great grandmother Birth 1416 in Artois, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Death 1472 in Grafton, Northamptonshire, England

Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Duchess of Bedford 18th great grandmother Birth 1416 in Artois, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Death 1472 in Grafton, Northamptonshire, England

Henry VII. After taking the throne, king Henry VII disarmed the nobility, a maneuver essential for consolidation and restoration of royal authority. The infamous Star Chamber was revived. He kept his promise to marry Elizabeth of York, thereby affirming his legitimacy. She bore him eight children, including the future King Henry VIII. An Historical Figure of England, Tudor Dynasty.

Henry VII. After taking the throne, king Henry VII disarmed the nobility, a maneuver essential for consolidation and restoration of royal authority. The infamous Star Chamber was revived. He kept his promise to marry Elizabeth of York, thereby affirming his legitimacy. She bore him eight children, including the future King Henry VIII. An Historical Figure of England, Tudor Dynasty.

King Henry VIII in 1509, the year that he became King and married his first wife, Catherine of Aragon.

King Henry VIII in 1509, the year that he became King and married his first wife, Catherine of Aragon.

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