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Who Were the Queens of England from the Houses of York and Lancaster?

Joan of Navarre (~1370 - June 10, 1437) Queen consort to: Henry IV (Bolingbroke) (1366-1413, ruled 1399-1413), son of John of Gaunt Married: February 7, 1403 Coronation: February 26, 1403

Anne of Cleves. Wife #4 to King Henry VIII. Their marriage was dissolved after only six month.

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Much loved: Phillipa of Hainault became Queen of England aged 13 and reigned for 40 years

Mary Boleyn, sister of Anne Boleyn by lisby1, via Flickr Mary is believed to be the eldest daughter of Thomas Boleyn and Lady Elizabeth Howard the eldest daughter of Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk.

TODAY IN HISTORY 2/13 - Catherine Howard (1518/24-1542) Queen of England & 5th wife of Henry VIII. Often described as vivacious, beautiful, & buxom, but never scholarly or devout. She was beheaded less than 2 years marriage on the grounds of treason for committing adultery while married to the King. At 1st, Henry disbelieved the allegations, but corroborative proof was found, including the confessions of Dereham & Culpeper. Her execution was 7 a.m. on 13 February 1542.

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1,700-Year-Old Roman Mosaic Discovered During City Sewer Construction Project

A massive, well-preserved 1,700 year-old Roman mosaic was recently unearthed while performing city sewer construction.

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QUEENS CONSORT by Lisa Hilton; HENRY by David Starkey

Portrait of Henry VIII, circa 1520 In his younger years Henry was a healthy, strong, very handsome young man. He was tall and his good looks were often spoken about. He enjoyed playing sports including, archery, wrestling, jousting and hunting.