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Her tomb in Brou

Her tomb in Brou

Tomb of Margaret of Austria at Brou Photo by Zairon

Tomb of Margaret of Austria at Brou Photo by Zairon

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

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

This is the tomb of Margaret of Austria. It is inside the church just next to the tomb of her husband Philibert le Beau (The Handsome).

This is the tomb of Margaret of Austria. It is inside the church just next to the tomb of her husband Philibert le Beau (The Handsome).

Jan Gossaert (Jan Mabuse), c.1478-1532, Netherlandish, The Holy Family (detail), c.1507-1508. Oil on panel; 46 x 33.7 cm. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. Northern Renaissance, Romanism.

Jan Gossaert (Jan Mabuse), c.1478-1532, Netherlandish, The Holy Family (detail), c.1507-1508. Oil on panel; 46 x 33.7 cm. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. Northern Renaissance, Romanism.

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The Brou Monastery was built between 1505 and 1536 by Margaret of Austria. The church is flamboyant Gothic in style. This monastery has 3 cloisters with high and low galleries.

The Brou Monastery was built between 1505 and 1536 by Margaret of Austria. The church is flamboyant Gothic in style. This monastery has 3 cloisters with high and low galleries.

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..

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.

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.

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