1843 – Born on December 29th in Neuwied, Germany. A prolific writer under the pseudonym Carmen Sylva. 1869 – Married Prince Carol. 1870 – Gave birth to their daughter named Maria. 1877 – Her daughter died from scarlet fever. 1916 – Died on March 3rd in Curtea de Arges,..
1241 – Eleanor of Castile, born in Castile, Spain, daughter of Fernando III, King of Castile and Leon and his second wife, Jeanne, Countess of Ponthieu.. She was the first Queen consort of Edward I of England. 1254 – After haggling over the financial provision for her, Henry and Alfonso agreed she would marry Henry’s ..
1223 – Born in Aix-en-Provence to Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence and Breatrice of Savoy. 1236 – On the 14th of January, she was married to Henry III, King of England at Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, England which was officiated by Edmund Rich. 1236 – Because of her marriage, she was styled as Queen ..
– The queen consort of Clovis I, king of the Franks, in whose momentous conversion to Christianity she played a notable part. 493 – Clovis, hearing good reports of Clotilda, obtained Gundobad’s permission for their marriage. She bore him four sons, Ingomer and the future kings Clodomir, Childebert I, and Chlotar I. 511 – After ..
Egyptian ruler queen of Egypt 051b-030b co-regent with Ptolemy XII 051b-049b deposed by Ptolemy XII 049b-048b, but reinstalled by Julius Caesar following Caesar’s defeat of Ptolemy XII 048b sister and co-regent with Ptolemy XIII 047b-044b mistress of Julius Caesar, living with Caesar in Rome 046b-044b returned to Egypt and ..
1626 – Christina of Sweden was born on December 8th in Stockholm, Sweden. Christina was the daughter of King Gustav II Adolf and Maria Eleonora of Brandonburg. Christina’s birth had many implications in that at first the midwives thought she was born a male. 1631 – After the death of her father, Christina became the ..
1684 – Born on the 15th of April. 1702 – She was married off to a Swedish dragoon, Johan Cruse, with whom she remained for 8 days, at which point the Swedish troops were withdrawn from Marienburg. 1705 – She converted to Orthodoxy and changed her name to Yekaterina Alexeyevna. 1711 – Catherine continued to ..
1729 – Born on the 2nd of May in Stettin. 1725 – Catherine, although not descended from any previous Russian emperor, succeeded her husband, following the precedent established when Catherine I succeeded Peter I. 1762 – Deposed Peter III and assumed power. 1763 – Catherine placed StanisBaw Poniatowski, her former lover, on the ..
1485 – She was born on the 16th day of December this year in Alcalá de Henares. 1501 – She was married to Prince Arthur, the eldest son of Henry VII of England. 1502- Arthur died and she was widowed. She lived in relative poverty for the next 7 years, due to an inability ..
1638 – Born in Vila Viçosa on the 25th of November. 1959 – She was seen as a useful conduit for contracting an alliance between Portugal and England, after the Treaty of the Pyrenees. 1662 – She was married by proxy in Lisbon on the 23rd of Apri.l – Her arrival at Portsmouth ..