Pinterest • The world’s catalog of images

tombs of Queen Leonora (Eleanor Plantagenet - daughter of Eleanor of Aquitaine) 1160-1214 and King Alfonso VIII 1156-1214. at Santa Marai de Las Helgas, Burgos

341
31

Cistercian Nunnery of Santa Maria la Real de Huelgas, Burgos

paradoxplace.com

from Jezebel

When You Love-Hate the Place You’re From

Beautiful word.

19.7k
5.2k

Pinned from

jezebel.com

Periods and eras in English history - the later ones are also Scottish history, while the often-ignored Welsh were there most of the time (not necessarily by consent)

18.1k
2.7k

Pinned from

pintify.net

.Eleanor of Aquitaine

6k
1.1k

The role of Noblewomen

themedievalperiod.weebly.com

from medievalfragments

Medieval Family Trees

Dering Roll, c. 1270-1280. The Dering Roll is the oldest English roll of arms surviving in its original form. It was made between 1270 and 1280 and contains the coat of arms of 324 knights, starting with two illegitimate children of King John.

5k
645

Medieval Family Trees

medievalfragments.wordpress.com

Eleanor of Aquitaine's tomb effigy in Fontevrault Abbey, France. One of the most powerful women of the middle ages, by the time of her death in 1204 she had been queen consort of both France and England.

3.8k
623

A Polar Bear's Tale: Eleanor of Aquitaine's tomb effigy

geni.com

Scottish Clans Map

4.2k
497

Pinned from

modern.scot

King Egbert (802-839). House of Wessex. First recognized King of all of England. Queen Elizabeth II's 34th great-grandfather. During the late 8th century, when King Offa of Mercia ruled most of England, Egbert lived in exile at the court of Charlemagne. Egbert regained his kingdom in 802. Succeeded by son Aethelwulf, father of Alfred the Great.

3k
247

King Egbert (Ecgberht)

britroyals.com

Ethelfleda (scourge of the Vikings), with her young nephew Athelstan (destined to be the first King of all England) at her side.

1.7k
233

September | 2010 | Locust blog

whitelocust.wordpress.com

The Tomb of Lady Catherine Grey (1540 - 1568) and Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford (1539-1621) Salisbury Cathedral. The younger sister of Lady Jane Grey, Catherine was a granddaughter of Henry VIII's sister Mary, and a potential successor to her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I of England, but incurred Elizabeth's wrath by her secret marriage to Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford.

2.4k
209

Pinned from

flickr.com