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  1. The House of Tudor survives through the female line, first with the House of Stuart, which occupied the English throne for most of the following century, and then the House of Hanover, via James' granddaughter Sophia. King Charles III, a member of the House of Windsor, is a direct descendant of Henry VII. Before and after comparisons

  2. Fulk V became count of Anjou upon his father's death in 1109. In the next year, he married Countess Ermengarde of Maine , cementing Angevin control over the County of Maine . Fulk was originally an opponent of King Henry I of England and a supporter of King Louis VI of France , but in 1118 or 1119 he allied with Henry when he arranged for his ...

  3. Thomas Gray, the 18th-century poet, combined Marlowe's depiction of Isabella with William Shakespeare's description of Margaret of Anjou (the wife of Henry VI) as the "She-Wolf of France", to produce the anti-French poem The Bard (1757), in which Isabella rips apart the bowels of Edward II with her "unrelenting fangs".

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  5. The War of the Spanish Succession was a European great power conflict that took place from 1701 to 1714. The death of childless Charles II of Spain in November 1700 led to a struggle for control of the Spanish Empire between his heirs, Philip of Anjou and Charles of Austria, and their respective supporters, among them Spain, Austria, France, the Dutch Republic, Savoy and Great Britain.

  6. The White Queen follows three women, Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Nevill in their journey to claim power in the 1400s during the Wars of the Roses.

  7. Margaret of Austria, her godchild, would continue to choose Mechelen as residence (and thus the capital city of the Low Countries) as a widowed governor in 1507. Blockmans opines that Margaret of York was the model of Margaret of Austria as well as later widowed female governors, as they inherited her residence, library and household.

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