Margaret of Denmark

Doune Castle – The Dower House

Doune Castle is in the village of Doune, near Stirling in Scotland. It was originally built in the 13th century and was most likely damaged during the Scottish Wars of Independence. It was then rebuilt in the current form by Robert Stewart, Duke of Albany. It was passed into the hands of the crowns in [read more]

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Mary of Guelders

Queens Regent – Mary of Guelders

A regent is “a person appointed to administer a state because the monarch is a minor, is absent or is incapacitated.” Mary of Guelders was born around 1434 as the daughter of Arnold, Duke of Guelders, and Catherine of Cleves. Mary grew up at the court of Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy and his third wife [read more]