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Henry III was a monarch of the House of Valois who was elected the monarch of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1573 to 1575 and ruled as King of France from 1574 until his death. He was the last French monarch of the Valois dynasty.


On this day 16th May, 1220 Henry III of England laid the foundation stone of a new Lady Chapel at Westminster Abbey, thus beginning a new abbey church which was completed in 1245

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Places: Châtau de Chenonceau, Loire Valley, France (This is Glamorous)

ONE OF MY FAVOURITE THINGS about Instagram is seeing how different people shoot the same places. This week, it seemed as if everyone were at Château de Chenonceau, located on the River Cher near the s


Henry IV of France - ; 13 December 1553 – 14 May 1610), also known by the epithet "Good King Henry", was King of Navarre (as Henry III) from 1572 to 1610 and King of France from 1589 to 1610. He was the first French monarch of the House of Bourbon, a branch of the Capetian dynasty. Baptised as a Catholic but raised in the Protestant faith by his mother Jeanne d'Albret, Queen of Navarre, he inherited the throne of Navarre in

Mary Tudor, Henry VIII's younger sister, is not to be confused with Mary Tudor, Henry's daughter, who is known as Bloody Mary. Henry's sister was first married to Louis XII of France, much against her will. She was 19 at the time; Louis was 52. He only lived for 3 months after the wedding -- Mary then secretly married Charles Brandon, the Earl of Suffolk -- a close friend of Henry VIII's.

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Richard III's tomb unveiled at Leicester Cathedral

The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me" - The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The king's coffin was lowered into a vault below the cathedral floor during a reinterment service on Thursday, 26th March 2015.The two-tonne block of pale Swaledale fossil limestone bears a deeply incised cross, while the darker plinth has his name, dates, motto and coat of arms. Richard III, the last Plantagenet King, was killed in the Battle of Bosworth…


Arthur, Margaret, Henry, and Mary Tudor. The surviving children of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. Prince of Wales, Queen of Scotland, King of England, and Queen of France.


HENRY III, KING OF ENGLAND (Plantagenet) 1206-1272 was the son and successor of John "Lackland" and Isabella De Angouleme DeTaillefer as King of England, reigning for fifty-six years. England prospered during his century and his greatest monument is Westminster, which he made the seat of his government and where he expanded the abbey as a shrine to Edward the Confessor. wife was Eleanor of Provence Berenger. 22nd G GRANDFATHER


Edward I, also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots, was King of England from 1272 to 1307.


Henry VII (Tudor) - // BASTARD. The villain who pulled off the world's biggest slander campaign ever.