Isabella, Queen of Castile and Spain - Spain - 1474: Heir to the throne of Castile, she wed Ferdinand II of Aragon, and they united Castile and Aragon into the empire of Spain. Her equal stake in rulership with Ferdinand brought stability to Spain and ushered in a golden age of prosperity that would last nearly a hundred years and see the Spanish empire expand to every corner of the globe. #womens #history #medieval era #powerful #latina #women in #politics
John Brown sits for a portrait circa 1850. He was the personal attendant to Queen Victoria who often stayed at Balmoral, her Highland retreat, after the death of her beloved Prince Albert in 1861. The Queen and her ghillie John Brown became such close friends that their relationship caused scandal throughout the court and government of the time. Brown served with her for 18 years before he died at Windsor.
CATHERINE WOODVILLE, DUCHESS OF BUCKINGHAM: 1458 – 18 May 1497) was an English medieval noblewoman, best known for her strategic marriages. She was the sister-in-law of King Edward IV of England and gave birth to several illustrious children. Catherine was the daughter of Richard Woodville, 1st Earl Rivers, and Jacquetta of Luxembourg. When her sister Elizabeth married King Edward IV, the King elevated and promoted many members of the Woodville family. Elizabeth Woodville's household…
Lincoln knew what our likely downfall would be as a Nation. We are losing our grandchildren's freedom! One day they will fight and shed blood for what we have already! Unless Americans don't start to fight back and make their voices be heard a free America is lost! A couple of Democrats have admitted they want to make America Socialistic. America is lost!