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  1. Anne of Bohemia (11 May 1366 – 7 June 1394) was Queen of England as the first wife of King Richard II.A member of the House of Luxembourg, she was the eldest daughter of Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia, and Elizabeth of Pomerania.

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  2. Anne of Bohemia - Wikipedia

    Anne of Bohemia (11 May 1366 – 7 June 1394) was Queen of England as the first wife of King Richard II.A member of the House of Luxembourg, she was the eldest daughter of Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor and King of Bohemia, and Elizabeth of Pomerania.

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  3. Anne of Bohemia and Hungary - Wikipedia

    Anne was born in Buda (now Budapest).The death of Vladislaus II on 13 March 1516 left both siblings in the care of Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor.It was arranged that Anna marry his grandson, Archduke Ferdinand of Austria, second son of Queen Regnant Joanna of Castile and her late husband and co-ruler, Philip I of Castile.

  4. Anne of Bohemia - Good Queen Anne - History of Royal Women

    Sep 01, 2017 · Anne of Bohemia was born on 11 May 1366 in Prague as the daughter of Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor and Elizabeth of Pomerania. She was well educated and spoke several languages. As her father died when she was still young, her marriage to King Richard II of England was negotiated by her brother Wenceslaus, King of the Romans.

  5. Anne of Bohemia - English Monarchs

    Anne of Bohemia (11 May 1366 - 7 June 1394) The marriage of Anne, who was the sister of King Wenceslas of Bohemia, to Richard II was negotiated by Richard's friend and favourite, Michael de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk and Richard's former tutor, Simon Burley and was partly due to the Great Schism in the Papacy, when for a time, Christendom had two ...

  6. Anne Of Bohemia |

    Anne of Bohemia. 1366-1394. Bohemian queen who popularized the sidesaddle in England. The wife of the English king Richard II and daughter of Holy Roman Emperor Charles IV, Queen Anne was an arbiter of fashion during her time and, as such, was emulated by others.

  7. Anne of Bohemia (1366-1394) - Find A Grave Memorial

    Find a Grave, database and images ( accessed ), memorial page for Anne of Bohemia (11 May 1366–7 Jun 1394), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8044261, citing Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .

  8. Anne of Bohemia, Queen consort of England (1366 - 1394 ...

    Dec 03, 2017 · Anne of Bohemia (May 11, 1366 – June 7, 1394), also known as Good Queen Anne, was a daughter of Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia and Elizabeth of Pomerania. She was a member of the House of Luxembourg and was the first Queen consort of Richard II of England.

  9. Richard II and Anne of Bohemia | Westminster Abbey
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    He married Anne daughter of the Emperor Charles IV of Bohemia, and sister of King Wenceslas IV, in Westminster Abbey in January 1382 and was devoted to her. She was crowned two days later by Archbishop Courtenay. They had no children. An illuminated manuscript, the Liber Regalis, now on display in the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Galleries, is said to have been written for use at her coronation. It has three illuminations of coronation scenes (the king alone, queen alone and king and queen togethe...

    Richard was crowned in the Abbey on 16th July 1377 aged only 10. The day before the ceremony he processed on horseback from the Tower of London to Westminster. The streets were bustling with entertainers and decorated with bright banners and tapestries. This was the first ever coronation procession.

    A contemporary portrait of the King wearing coronation robes seated in the Coronation Chair and holding the orb and sceptre is now placed in the nave of the Abbey, having originally been in the Quire. This wooden panel-painting is the earliest known portrait of an English monarch, dating from the 1390s. The suggestion has been made that the artist was court painter André Beauneveu. The vivid colours show the king in a green tunic decorated with the letter R, wearing a crimson robe lined with...

    After his deposition he died in Pontefract Castle on or about 14th February 1400, most probably from starvation. However, rumours spread that he was actually murdered so his body was brought for public view to St Paul's cathedral in London and then was buried at a friary in Langley, Hertfordshire. When Henry V came to the throne he ordered the removal of the body to Westminster Abbey in 1413 to join Anne in the tomb Richard had erected for them in the chapel of St Edward the Confessor, next t...

    When Anne died in 1394 Richard was so grief stricken that he demolished Sheen Palace, where she had died. Anne of Bohemia's wooden funeral effigy head is still in the Abbey collection. The tomb was opened in 1871 and most of Anne's skeleton was missing as bones had been extracted by visitors over the years through a hole in the side of the tomb base where enamelled shields had once been attached. The statues of saints in the niches below the effigies no longer remain (compare the design of Ed...

  10. Romantic Couples: Richard II & Anne of Bohemia

    Anne was, by all accounts, a cultured young woman with royal connections throughout Europe. Unfortunately she was also poor, her brother could not afford a dowry. However the diplomatic advantages of the match were appealing, so the arrangements were made and Richard agreed to lend his new brother by marriage the equivalent of 15,000 pounds.