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+~+~ Antique Photograph ~+~+ Beautiful portrait of a father and his three children. The informal pose is unusual for that time period. And yet it shows the love of this father who doesn't mind getting down on the floor with his little ones. I love the way the boy is hugging his father from behind and the way the father is leaning into his girls, it displays such tenderness. Glasgow, Scotland. ca. 1867

Mary Tudor, Henry VIII's younger sister, is not to be confused with Mary Tudor, Henry's daughter, who is known as Bloody Mary. Henry's sister was first married to Louis XII of France, much against her will. She was 19 at the time; Louis was 52. He only lived for 3 months after the wedding -- Mary then secretly married Charles Brandon, the Earl of Suffolk -- a close friend of Henry VIII's.

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An accidental martyr? The 100-year mystery of why suffragette Emily Davison threw herself under the king's horse

Đòi quyền bình đẳng cho phụ nữ cũng là một sự kiến lớn trong thập kỷ này. Nó giúp người phụ nữ đấu tranh cho mình, sự kiện này cũng gây ảnh hưởng lớn cho thời trang lúc bấy giờ

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'Consuelo and Alva': An Early Story of Celebrity

Consuelo Vanderbilt | The Duchess of Marlborough (c. 1899) with her two infant sons: (l) Lord Ivor Charles Spencer-Churchill, b. 14 Oct 1898; (r) John Albert William Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford, b. 18 Sep 1897 (later the 10th Duke of Marlborough).

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Famed South African Singer Miriam Makeba, with New Husband Stokely Carmichael, May 1968

Singer Miriam Makeba and Stokely Carmichael on their wedding day, May 1968

Culture & Civilization of English Speaking Countries II: The Tudor and Stuart Monarchs and some of the main events of thier reign

Duke. of Suffolk (Charles Brandon Duke of Suffolk). Henry's closest friend, he married Mary, the King's sister. The King banished him from court for a period after this, as Brandon did not seek his permission to marry Mary. However, he was eventually reinstated at court and was married to Mary, producing 4 children, until her death from Tuberculosis.

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10 Influential Fashion Designers You've Probably Never Heard Of

Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Wedding day, Mainbocher, 1937

The Hesse Family. Alice, daughter of Queen Victoria, her husband, Louis of Hesse and their children, including the future Duke, Ernst Ludwig, and the future Empress of Russia, Alix.

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Celebrating Hemingway’s Life in Photos

9/3/1921: Ernest Hemingway & Elizabeth Hadley Richardson

Cléo de Mérode (1875-1966), an international sensation, one of the the most photographed woman in the world in her time, was a French ballerina, who achieved fame with her face, not her feet. Oh, and there was that dalliance with the king of Belguim ....

The Duke of Windsor (1894 - 1972), who reigned briefly as King Edward VIII in 1936, as a boy, holding his baby brother Prince George, Duke of Kent, 1902 - two future kings (one born to the throne, the other never expecting it).