Marvels at the wonderful history of the royal monastery at Brou, a token of eternal love built in stone and marble in the early 16th century by Margaret of Austria to commemorate her love for her late husband Philibert the Fair, Duke of Savoy. Picture taken by Jennifer Pône
Erzsebet Bathory of Hungary~was a Hungarian countess & one of the inspirations for Bram Stoker's Dracula. She was a real-life equivalent of a vampire & is said to have slaughtered six hundred young women so that she could improve her complexion by bathing & drinking their blood. DOUBLE YUCK..
Elizabeth I: Her reign is known as the golden era in English history, and the in time of her ruling, England produced poets such as Shakespeare, Marlowe and Spenser.Because she never married, she is still known as the Virgin Queen. She was the daughter of King Henry VIII. Elizabeth ruled from 1558 until her death in 1603 and was the last ruler of the Tudor dynasty.