Margaret of Valois (French: Marguerite de France, Marguerite de Valois, 14 May 1553 – 27 March 1615) was Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century. Royal Princess of France by birth, she ultimately became the only surviving member of the Royal Valois dynasty. She was the daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici and the sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. She was queen twice for she had married King ...

Marguerite de Valois, Queen of France, 14 May 1553 – 27 March 1615) was Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century. A royal princess of France by birth, she was the last of the House of Valois. She was the daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici and the sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. She was queen twice for she had married King Henry III of Navarre who finally became King Henry IV of France.

A 16th century miniature of Elizabeth of York. She was the daughter of a king (Edward IV), the sister of a king (Edward V), the niece of a king (Richard III), the wife of a king (Henry VII), the mother of a king (Henry VIII), and the grandmother to a king (Edward VI) and two queens (Mary I and Elizabeth I).

Eleanor of Acquitaine - Around 1152, a stonemason carved Eleanor of Aquitaine's head with that of her second husband, the future Henry II. She was thirty. Artist Duncan Long has transformed stone to flesh adding the blue eyes from a contemporary description. The Cloisters in New York houses the original sculpture.

An excellent article about Mary Boleyn. Did you know she was the ancestress of Catherine Middleton? | post 19th July, 1543: The Death of Mary Boleyn | #history #Tudor #England

Catherine de Valois. The mother of the Tudor dynasty. Wife of Henry V and Owen Tudor. With her second husband Owen Tudor she bore a son Edmund who married Margaret Beaufort who would then produce a new king for England King Henry VII. The first of the Tudors

King Henry III (1216-1272). 20th great-grandfather of Queen Elizabeth II. House of Plantagenet. 6 sons, 3 daughters. Reigned for 56 yrs, 29 days and was succeeded by his son, Edward.

Mary, Queen of Scots; was born on 8 December 1542 at Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow, Scotland to King James V of Scotland and his French second wife, Mary of Guise. She was the only legitimate child of James to survive him, and she was said to have been born prematurely.[2] A popular legend, written by John Knox, states that James, hearing on his deathbed that his wife had given birth to a daughter, ruefully exclaimed, "It came with a lass, it will pass with a lass!"[3] The House of Stewar...

Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Duchess of Suffolk, sister to King Henry VIII

Arthur, Margaret, Henry VIII, and Mary Tudor. The surviving children of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. Prince of Wales, Queen of Scotland, King of England, and Queen of France.

10 People You Probably Didn’t Know Were Black. Queen Charlotte of England, wife of King George III. Queen Charlotte was the descendant of Alfonso III and his lover Madragana, who was "a Moor" ( an old term for someone of African or Arabic descent). The royal family spelled out its link to African ancestors in a published report released before Queen Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953

Catherine Carey (1524 - 1569). Daughter of Mary Boleyn. She may be the daughter of King Henry VIII but she was legally the daughter of William Carey. She married Francis Knollys and had fourteen children.

Catherine of Aragon, King Henry VIII, first wife (lived 1485-1536)

Mary Queen of Scots, aged 19, in white mourning to mark the loss of three members of her immediate family within a period of 18 months. Her father-in-law Henry II died in July 1559; her mother Mary of Guise died in Scotland in June 1560; and in December of the same year her husband Francis II died. Mary, no longer Queen of France, returned to Scotland in August 1561. Wearing white was the official sign of mourning worn by women of royal blood or high-ranking courtiers.

Portrait of Maria de' Medici (1575 – 1642) as a young girl. Queen of France and the second wife of King Henry IV of France

The young Margaret of France (Marguerite de France, Marguerite de Valois, 1553–1615) by François Clouet, c. 1560

Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn were her parents. House of Tudor. 1st cousin 13 times removed to Queen Elizabeth II. Reign: 44 yrs, 4 mos, 5 days. Succeeded by her 3rd cousin, James, of Scotland. The movie with Kate Blanchett as Queen Liz I was incredible!

King Henry VIII's 6 Wives

Prince Edward Tudor - King Henry VIII's only legitimate son (with Jane Seymour)

Elizabeth of York (11 February 1466 – 11 February 1503) was Queen consort of England as spouse of King Henry VII from 1486 until 1503, and mother of King Henry VIII of England. Elizabeth of York is the only English queen to have been a daughter (of Edward IV), sister (of Edward V), niece (of Richard III), wife (of Henry VII), mother (of Henry VIII) and grandmother (on the paternal side of Mary I, Elizabeth I and Edward VI) of English monarchs.