mary de bohun
England

Mary de Bohun – An abducted heiress

Mary was born circa 1368 as the daughter of Humphrey de Bohun, 7th Earl of Hereford and Joan Fitzalan. She and her older sister Eleanor were heiresses to her father’s estates, as they had no brothers. Eleanor was married off to Edward III’s son Thomas of Woodstock who intended to keep the entire inheritance for [read more]

joanna castile
Castile

Queens Regnant – Joanna of Castile

If there was one person not meant to be Queen, it was probably Joanna of Castile. She was born as the third child and second daughter of King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella I of Castile on 6 November 1479 in Toledo. She received an excellent education, also from educator Beatriz Galindo. Besides [read more]