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Isabella of Angouleme, renowned beauty. King John, youngest son of Queen Eleanor of Aquitane, was in lust with her from the first time he saw her at 13. She was betrothed to a De Lusignan, but he married her on the sly. His subjects did not approve of his mad passion for her, but he ignored them and openly spent a lot of time in bed with her, which caused much scandal.

Isabella of Angouleme, wife of King John Plantagenet of England

Biography of Isabella of Angoulême (c.1188-1246) : http://www.englishmonarchs.co.uk/plantagenet_31.html IMAGE: Seal of Isabella of Angouleme.

Isabella of Angoulême (French: Isabelle d'Angoulême, IPA: [izabɛl dɑ̃ɡulɛm]; – 4 June was queen consort of England as the second wife of King John from 1200 until John's death in She was also reigning Countess of Angoulême from 1202 until

Matilda of Flanders, wife of William the Conqueror and mother of Henry I, the first woman to be crowned Queen of England, was born in 1031. Her father, Baldwin V, was the Count of Flanders, and her mother Adela, was a daughter Robert II the Pious Capet, King of France. Statue is located in the Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris, France. 27th GG mother William

Jardins du Luxembourg -- La Reine Mathilde (Mathilde de Flandre) - Wife of William the Conqueror, Duchess of Normandy and queen consort of England .

Osburh , Queen of Wessex. Wife of King Aethelwulf.Parents of Alfred the Great…

Osburh Oslacsdatter, Queen of Wessex, mother of four kings, including Anglo-Saxon King Alfred the Great." My & GGM

Queen Matilda was married to Geoffrey V Plantagenet who was the Count of Anjou

Geoffrey V "LeBon" Plantagenet, Count of Anjou - Son of Fulk V, Count of Anjou and father of King Henry II 'Curtmantle' Plantagenet of England. My gr grandfather

Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales, KG and Earl of Chester, Duke of Cornwall, 1st Earl of Salisbury, was the only child of King Richard III of England and his queen consort, Anne Neville. He was Richard's only legitimate child and died aged 10.

EDWARD OF MIDDLEHAM: Prince of Wales, KG and Earl of Chester, Duke of Cornwall, Earl of Salisbury. 'The only child of King Richard III of England and his Queen Consort, Anne Neville. He was Richard's only legitimate child and died aged ✫ღ⊰n

On this day 8th October,1200, Isabella of Angouleme (in Western France) was crowned Queen consort of England as the second wife of King John until his death in 1216. She had give children by the king including his heir, later Henry III. In 1220 she remarried and had a further nine children.

Isabella of Angoulême was the daughter and heiress of Aymer Taillefer, Count of Angoulême and Alice of Courtenay, who was sister of Peter II of Courtenay, Emperor of Constantinople and granddaughter of King Louis VI of France.

Philippa of Hainault (1314?-1369), Queen of Edward III

Philippa of Hainault, Queen of Edward III of England - kings-and-queens Photo

st katherines - Queen Eleanor (of Provence) consort of King Henry III from 1236 England; dimidiating: Or four pallets gules (Provence)

st katherines - Queen Eleanor (of Provence) consort of King Henry III from 1236 England; dimidiating: Or four pallets gules (Provence)

The Great Seal of Queen Elizabeth I, from 1586. Designed by Nicholas Hilliard. Image public domain.

The front of the Great Seal of Elizabeth I. The Great Seal was used by the Chancery, the Tudor Civil service, to show that the document attached was ordered in the Queen’s name. The pattern for this seal was produced by the artist Nicholas Hilliard in

Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen of France, Queen of England, Duchess of Aquitaine in her own right, and Mother of two English Kings, and two European Queens. A brilliant politician, a patron of the arts, and one of the most powerful and influential women of the middle ages. She died at the age of 82 in 1204. “She was beautiful and just, imposing and modest, humble and elegant”; and, as the nuns of Fontevrault wrote in their necrology, a queen “who surpassed almost all the queens of the world.”

Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor of Aquitaine lies between her son Richard I (the Lion-Heart) and her second husband, Henry II, both kings of England; tomb effigies at the abbey in Fontevrault-l’Abbaye, France.

Joan of Kent, first Princess of Wales (1328-1385) was the wife of Edward the Black Prince. Their marriage was a love match; the Plantagenet sons of Edward III had a tendency to defy convention & follow their heart. While Edward & Joan never became King & Queen of England, their surviving son became Richard II. Edward treated his wife affectionately in public & in private; his letter to her seven years after their wedding began, "My dearest and truest sweetheart and beloved companion."

Joan of Kent, first Princess of Wales was the wife of Edward the Black Prince, son of Edward lll. While Edward & Joan never became King & Queen of England, their surviving son became Richard II.

Joan of Kent (1328-1385) was the wife of Edward the Black Prince. Joan & Edward's marriage was one of the rare love matches of the day; as heir to the throne, Edward was expected to make a lucrative match to a foreign princess, but he chose to marry his childhood friend, Joan. Edward had been giving presents to Joan & calling her pet names since their adolescence. This marriage wasn't only controversial because of Joan's mere noble status, but because of her sordid marital history.

Decorative stone boss at Canterbury Cathedral, thought to be the Fair Maid of Kent, Joan Plantagenet, Princess of Wales. Joan had a rather complicated marital history, and the Black Prince was her husband. Their son became Richard II.

Tomb of Queen Leonora, Daughter of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine…

Grave Marker- Tomb of Queen Leonora, Daughter of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine & wife of King Alfonso VIII.

William died on September 9, 1087, in Rouen, France. He had four sons and five daughters, and every monarch of England since has been his direct descendant. Although he never spoke English and was illiterate, he had more influence on the evolution of the English language then anyone before or since—adding a slew of French and Latin words to the English dictionary. The introduction of skilled Norman administrators may be largely responsible for eventually making England the most powerful ...

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Joan "Lady Of Wales" Plantagenet Birth 22 Jul 1188 in Newark Castle, Nottinghamshire, England Death 2 Feb 1237

Princess Joan, suo jure Countess of Kent and Baroness Wake of Liddell September 1328 – 7 August known to history as The Fair Maid of Kent, was the first post-conquest Princess of Wales as wife to Edward, the Black Prince, son and heir of King Edward III.

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