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  1. 4 days ago · Mary of Burgundy (French: Marie de Bourgogne; Dutch: Maria van Bourgondië; 13 February 1457 – 27 March 1482), nicknamed the Rich, was a member of the House of Valois-Burgundy who ruled a collection of states that included the duchies of Limburg, Brabant, Luxembourg, the counties of Namur, Holland, Hainaut and other territories, from 1477 until her death in 1482.

  2. 1 day ago · The most obvious is what it meant to be a queen in 13th-century France. Grant uses Blanche’s example to consider this topic both from a structural standpoint, and an interpersonal one, placing Blanche within a great network of noble women.

  3. Apr 30, 2024 · My name is Moniek and I am from the Netherlands. I began this website in 2013 because I wanted to share these women's amazing stories. Archduchess Barbara of Austria was born on 30 April 1539 as the daughter of the future Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor and Anna of Bohemia and Hungary. She was their eleventh child and eighth daughter.

  4. 4 days ago · The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was one of the key events that led to World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria , heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg , were assassinated on 28 June 1914 by Bosnian Serb student Gavrilo Princip .

    • 28 June 1914; 109 years ago
  5. May 3, 2024 · King of France r. 1314–1316: Margaret of Burgundy 1290–1315: Philip V c. 1293 –1322 King of France r. 1316–1322: Joan II 1292–1330 Countess of Burgundy: Charles IV 1294–1328 King of France r. 1322–1328: Joan of Évreux 1310–1371: Isabella 1295–1358: Edward II 1284–1327 King of England: John I the Posthumous 1316–1316 King ...

  6. May 3, 2024 · Meanwhile, by the Treaty of Arras (1482), Maximilian was also forced to consent to the betrothal of his daughter Margaret of Austria to Charles VIII of France. In 1486 he was elected king of the Romans (heir to his father, the emperor) and crowned at Aachen on April 9.

  7. May 10, 2024 · Ermengarde of Anjou (c. 1018 – 18 March 1076), known as Blanche, was a Duchess consort of Burgundy. She was the daughter of Count Fulk III of Anjou and Hildegarde of Sundgau.[1] She was sometimes known as Ermengarde-Blanche.