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    Queen Elizabeth

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    Matilda Plantagenet of England, Duchess of Saxony (1156 – 28 June 1189) Daughter of Henry II, King of England. Buried in Brunswick Cathedral, Germany.

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    Albrecht Dürer, Young Woman in Netherlandish Dress (1521)

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    25 Stunning Photographs Of Countess De Castiglione The 19th-century Italian aristocrat, better known as as La Castiglione, was an iconic model, muse, mistress, narcissist, and queen of drama

    25 Stunning Photographs Of Countess De Castiglione

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    crown of Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII and mother of Mary I, inside the Duomo Treasury in Palermo

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    Marie Therese, daughter, and only surviving child, of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI of France, Duchess of Angouleme, Dauphine, and for twenty minutes between two abdications in 1830, Queen of France.

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    A rare portrait of Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI.

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    Shield Plaque, Scythian, ca. 600 BC

    Yea Verily

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    Marriage of Princess Caroline of Brunswick and George Prince of Wales, later George IV

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    August 3rd, 1553 - Queen Mary I, accompanied by her half-sister, Elizabeth, enters London triumphant over Lady Jane Grey

    The Faerie Queene: «A shoot shall sprout from the Tudor's stump

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    Woman who made history, who made a difference, who took the unexpected road. Gender does not define ability, intent, or ambition- that is what these women show us.

    I Waste So Much Time

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    Five Rowed Necklace with Amulets - Medium: Faience Place Found: Thebes, Malkata, Egypt Dates: ca. 1390-1353 B.C.E. Dynasty: late XVIII Dynasty Period: New Kingdom | Brooklyn Museum

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    ca. 1640 Noblewoman, said to be Queen Henrietta Maria, by follower of Daniel Mytens (sold by Roy Precious) X 2

    ca. 1640 Noblewoman, said to be Queen Henrietta Maria, by follower of Daniel Mytens (sold by Roy Precious) | Grand Ladies

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    John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset (c. 1371-1410), legitimized son of John of Gaunt (son of Edward III) and Katherine Swynford; ancestor of the Tudor dynasty.

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    Portrait of Anna Buchner, née Lindacker, by Lucas Cranach the Elder, c. 1520 Minneapolis Institute of Arts

    Portrait of Anna Buchner, née Lindacker

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    Lady Elizabeth Raleigh, 1565-1647, (Bess Throckmorton) was a Lady of the Privy Chamber to Elizabeth !. She secretly married Sir Walter Raleigh in 1591. Her father was cousin to King Henry VIII's sixth wife Catherine Parr.

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    Undressed funeral effigy of Catherine de Valois, Queen of England, paternal grandmother of Henry VII, paternal great-grandmother of Henry VIII about effigy thetemplarknight.... really interesting part about her viewing like how the embalmed queen was displayed for 200 years more here pastyme.uppercana... color image farm4.static.flic...

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    My absolute favorite castle in France.. Chateau de Chenonceau

    Most Beautiful Castles in France

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    Hopi woman dressing hair of unmarried girl, 1900. The “squash blossom” hairdo indicated eligibility for courtship.

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    PORTRAIT OF A NOBLEWOMAN, PROBABLY PHILIPPINA WELSER (1527-80) - (after) Anthonis Mor Van Dashorst

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    An Unknown Lady (1542–1587)

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    Romans thought the early Christians were practicing cannibalism when they heard about them eating bread and wine as symbolic representations of the body and blood of Christ.

    15 Truly Bizarre Facts About Ancient Rome

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    TOMB VALLEY OF THE QUEENS

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    Wedding ensembles of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, English, 1947. Elizabeth's wedding gown was designed by Norman Hartnell (who also designed her coronation gown) and made of duchesse satin embroidered with 10,000 seed pearls and crystal beads in garlands of star-shaped lily heads, white York roses with orange blossoms, and the heads of wheat (a symbol of fertility). All the embroidery was duplicated on the 15-foot silk tulle train. The veil was made of embroidered tulle, so as not to...

    Plays With Needles: Dear Kate, Please don't be too "Modern"...

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