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12 Hidden Treasures of Paris

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Who Were the Plantagenet Queens of England?

Margaret of France, 1279-1318, 2nd Queen consort to Edward I Longshanks of England (1239-1307, ruled 1272-1307) Married: 9/08/1299 (Edward was 60) but was never crowned. The couple had 2 sons and a daughter. Margaret was a daughter of Philip III of France and Maria of Brabant

Portrait of Toulouse-Lautrec, by Charles Maurin. Born: 24 November 1864; Albi, Tarn, France Died: 09 September 1901; Château Malromé, France

*Portrait de Lucie lisant un livre* *Lucie* *Woman reading, c.1890* ** *Jacques-Émile Blanche* born January 31, 1861 in Paris, France died September 30, 1942 (81) in Pari

Mary, Queen of Scots

On 9 September 1543 Mary Stuart, at nine months old, is crowned “Queen of Scots” in the central Scottish town of Stirling. She ruled Scotland for 25 tumultuous years, ending in 1567. At one time, she claimed the crowns of four nations - Scotland, France, England and Ireland. Her physical beauty and kind heart were acknowledged even by her enemies.

Man with the Cat (Henry Sturgis Drinker), by Cecilia Beaux. One of the great portraits.