Picture- Clockwise, from top left: The Battle of La Rochelle, The Battle of Agincourt, The Battle of Patay, Joan of Arc at the Siege of Orleans. Hundred Years' War - For more information about the Hundred Years War and all of the important battles fought during including The Battle of Agincourt, Joan of Arc at The Siege of Orleans, etc. Click the Visit tab under the picture and read the Wikipedia page.
The Battle of Agincourt was a major English victory in the Hundred Years' War. The battle took place on Friday, 25 October 1415 (Saint Crispin's Day), near Azincourt, in northern France. Henry V's victory at Agincourt, against a numerically superior French army, crippled France and started a new period in the war during which Henry V married the French king's daughter, and their son, later Henry VI of England and Henry II of France, was made heir to the throne of France as well as of…
William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk, KG (16 October 1396 – 2 May 1450), was an English commander in the Hundred Years' War and Lord High Admiral of England from 1447 until 1450. He was nicknamed Jackanapes. He also appears prominently in William Shakespeare's Henry VI, Part 1 and Henry VI, Part 2. Already holder of the title Earl of Suffolk, he was granted the additional titles Marquess of Suffolk (1444), Earl of Pembroke (1447) and Duke of Suffolk (1448). For more information on William…
Charles I (1600 - 1649). King from 1625 - 1649. He married Henrietta Maria of France and had several children. He wanted to be an absolute monarch. Fought against Parliament in the English Civil War and was executed in 1649.
The Great Fire of London destroyed over 400 acres of London, including 13,200 houses and 87 out of 109 churches. Tucked away in a small street in Farringdon, however, is a lonely survivor - 41 and 42 Cloth Fair. Built between 1597 and 1614, this house is sometimes described as the oldest in London. It may have only survived the fire because it was sheltered by the walls of a nearby priory.
Undressed funeral effigy of Catherine de Valois, Queen of England, paternal grandmother of Henry VII, paternal great-grandmother of Henry VIII about effigy http://thetemplarknight.com/2011/06/24/funeral-effigies-how-the-dead-appeared-at-their-own-burial/ really interesting part about her viewing like how the embalmed queen was displayed for 200 years more here http://pastyme.uppercanadianheritage.com/index.php/2008/02/ color image http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3067/2634414949_df328393ce.jpg
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.
Penny of Richard III of England (b. 1452 - d. 1485) ~ Richard III was King of England for two years, from 1483 until his death in 1485 in the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was the last king of the House of York and the last of the Plantagenet dynasty