About Moniek
My name is Moniek and I am from the Netherlands. I began this website in 2013 because I wanted to share these women's amazing stories.

Mary Tudor – The rose among the lilies of France

July 28, 2017 Moniek 0

Mary Tudor was born on 18 March 1496 as the daughter of King Henry VII and Elizabeth of York at Sheen Palace, later known as Richmond Palace. She joined her siblings Arthur, Henry, Margaret in the nursery at Eltham. Her elder sister Elizabeth had died that previous September and two younger siblings, Edmund and Katherine [read more]

Sidonie of Saxony – Honour, a poor woman’s treasure

July 26, 2017 Moniek 0

Sidonie of Saxony was born on 8 March 1518 as the daughter of Henry IV of Saxony and his wife, Catherine of Mecklenburg. Sidony was their third daughter, and she had a total of five siblings. On 17 May 1545, Sidonie married Duke Eric II of Brunswick-Lüneburg, who was ten years younger than she was. The [read more]

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