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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…

The last kiss, a picture from World War II…

h-ula: “ uncreativeminds: “ puhcific: “ skulls-and-sequins: “ busy-tobeinlove: “ s-implistic: “ omg this is beautiful ” If you don’t reblog this, I’il judge you ” ” Quite sad and tragic and beautiful all at once ” this is so beautiful ” i just woke...

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

Queen Mary I of England and her husband Phillip II of Spain (and also first cousins once removed) were married 2 days after first meeting, on 25 July, the day of St. James- patron saint of Spain, 1554.

1403-1444 - John Beaufort, Duke of Somerset - Wimborne Minster, Dorset eldest son of John of Gaunt. Margaret Beaufort's father. Henry VII's grandfather. Believed to have commited suicide after a quarrel with the government led him to the disgrace of banishment from court. Henry VII' s best blood claim to the throne actually came through this Beaufort line, which was descended from a mistress (and later wife) of John of Gaunt named Katherine Swynford.

King James V of Scotland, son of Margaret Tudor, and Queen Marie de Guise, parents of Mary, Queen of Scots

Anne of Cleves House, East Sussex, England. She never lived her, but it was one of many properties she owned after her annulment. I would love to sit down to dinner with her and hear her story...