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  1. Jan 13, 2015 · And, all of this together made "Fat Mary" one of England's most beloved royals with the moniker "People's Princess" that today's royalwatchers generally associate only with Princess Diana. Mary Adelaide was born in 1833 in Germany, where her father The Duke of Cambridge was acting as Regent in Hanover for his brother King William IV.

  2. Dec 01, 2021 · The first female ambassador in European history, Catherine of Aragon served the Spanish Court in England and proved the English wrong when they believed her to be easily manipulated. She married Henry VIII and served as regent of England for six months during which she played an important part in the Battle of Flodden.

  3. Cnut the Great (c. 985 or 995 – 12 November 1035), more commonly known as Canute, was a king of Denmark, England, Norway, and parts of Sweden, together often referred to as the Anglo-Scandinavian or North Sea Empire. After the death of his heirs within a decade of his own and the Norman conquest of England in 1066, his legacy was largely lost ...

  4. Beem, Charles. “Princess of Wales? Mary Tudor and the History of English Heirs to the Throne.” In Duncan and Schutte (eds), The Birth of a Queen: Essays on the Quincentenary of Mary I, pp. 13–30. Bell, Ilona. Elizabeth I: The Voice of a Monarch (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016). Bell, Ilona. “Queen of Love: Elizabeth I and Mary ...

  5. Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (November 30, 1719 – 8 February 8, 1772) was Princess of Wales by marriage to Frederick Louis, Prince of Wales, son and heir of King George II of Great Britain. She never became queen consort, as Frederick Louis predeceased his father in 1751.

  6. Jan 14, 2015 · Today's Princess: Yolande of Aragon. While it was often true that royal ladies had little authority in their own lives, many notable exceptions exist. True, Yolande of Aragon had no choice but to marry Louis II Duke of Anjou. And, she had no actual authority over the four kingdoms of which she called herself queen--Aragon, Naples, Sicily and ...

  7. Jun 21, 2016 · Sts.Thomas More and John Fisher, martyrs. June 22 is the feast of Sts.Thomas More, martyr, and John Fisher, bishop and martyr. St. Thomas More was born in London, England and was Chancellor of King Henry VIII. He was a devoted, loving husband and father and a dedicated public servant. St. John Fisher studied Theology in Cambridge and became ...