Burial places of the Queens and Consorts of Portugal

January 29, 2016 Moniek 0

Amélie of Orléans – Royal Pantheon of the House of Braganza (Lisbon, Portugal) Beatrice of Castile (1242 – 1303) – Alcobaça Monastery (Alcobaça, Portugal) Beatrice of Castile (1293–1359) – Lisbon Cathedral (Lisbon, Portugal) Carlota Joaquina of Spain – Royal Pantheon of the House of Braganza (Lisbon, Portugal) Dulce of Aragon – Santa Cruz Monastery (Coimbra, Portugal) Eleanor of Aragon – Batalha Monastery (Leiria, Portugal) [read more]

The Princess of Asturias Who Never Was

March 21, 2015 Moniek 0

Margaret of Austria is perhaps best known as the governor of the Habsburg Netherlands. She was born on 10 January 1480 as the second child of Archduke Maximilian of Austria and Mary of Burgundy. Mary had named her daughter after her stepmother Margaret of York. Before her tenure as governor young Margaret was married twice [read more]

Maria of Nassau & Castle Bergh

February 23, 2015 Moniek 0

Maria of Nassau was born on 18 March 1539 as the daughter of William the Rich and Juliana of Stolberg. She was thus the sister of William the Silent. She married William IV van den Bergh on 12 November 1556. They had quite a successful marriage, having 17 children. One child was stillborn.

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