Queen Claude of France, wife of Francis 1st. Born 13th October 1499, died 20th July 1524.    After leaving Mechelen in Belgium, Anne Boleyn travelled to France where she spent her teenage years as Maid of Honour to Queen Claude. They resided mainly at the chateau of Amboise in the Loire Valley.

Queen Claude of France, wife of Francis 1st. Born 13th October 1499, died 20th July 1524. After leaving Mechelen in Belgium, Anne Boleyn travelled to France where she spent her teenage years as Maid of Honour to Queen Claude. They resided mainly at the chateau of Amboise in the Loire Valley.

Henry VIII and his six wives (in order) by reconstruction artist M.A. Ludwig

Henry VIII and his six wives (in order) by reconstruction artist M. Queen Catherine of Aragon, Queen Anne Boleyn, Queen Jane Seymour, Queen Anne of Cleves, Queen Catherine Howard and Queen Catherine Parr.

Portrait of Anne Boleyn on display at her childhood home of Hever Castle that some say she haunts #haunts #ghosts www.deadlive.co uk

Portrait of Anne Boleyn on display at her childhood home of Hever Castle.

She was the last child of Ferdinand of Aragon, king of Spain and Isabella, queen of Castile (together known as the "Catholic Kings")

She was the last child of Ferdinand of Aragon, king of Spain and Isabella, queen of Castile (together known as the "Catholic Kings")

Madeleine de Valois, daughter of Francois I. Married James V of Scotland.

On 10 August 1520 Madeleine of Valois was born in France as the fifth child and third daughter of King Francis I of France and his first wife, Claude, Duchess of Brittany. Three years before her bi…

Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire by Hans Holbein, c.1530-35. (The Royal Collection)

Thomas Boleyn, Earl of Ormonde and Wiltshire, Viscount Rochford, by Holbein The Royal Collection. Eric Ives reidentified the sitter as James Butler, Earl of Ormonde.

When King Henry ll died July 10, 1559 from injuries sustained in a joust, 15 year-old Francis became King of France with Mary, aged 16, as his queen consort.

Mary (age and Francis II (age shortly after Francis was crowned King of France in 1559 Mary, Queen of Scots - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Illegitimate Offspring of Royalty . . . Henry Carey, Baron Hunsdon son of Henry VIII and Mary Boleyn

Illegitimate Offspring of Royalty . Henry Carey, Baron Hunsdon son of Henry VIII and Mary Boleyn

6 wives of henry viii  Katharine of Aragon: a crowned Pomangranate, native of Spain. Anne Boleyn: a crowned falcon, the Boleyn falcon. Jane Seymour: a crowned pheonix, mythical creature representing immortality, Anna of Cleves: The badge of Cleves. Kathryn Howard: The Tudor Rose. Catherine Parr: Tudor rose sprouting a crowned maiden.

6 wives of henry viii Katharine of Aragon: a crowned Pomangranate, native of…

Queen Jane Seymour - Henry VIII's beloved 3rd wife - only wife to provide a son, yet died soon after giving birth. Henry went into a great depression after she died because of his love for her.

Queen Jane Seymour, Third Wife of Henry VIII Henry actually claimed Jane to be his most beloved of wives, and the one he regretted most (mother of his only living son) most likely because she didn't live long enough for him to tire of her

Elizabeth Howard Boleyn, Anne and Mary Boleyns mother. How much does Elizabeth I resemble her grandmother?

Elizabeth Howard Boleyn, Anne and Mary Boleyn's mother. Elizabeth I is practically her spitting image!

François I with Eleanor, Queen of France  c. 1520-40

A three-quarter-length double portrait of François I with Eleanor, Queen of France.

Claude de France surrounded by her daughters and daughters-in-law.

Claude de France and her daughters (Louise, Charlotte, Madeleine and Marguerite) and Eleonore of Habsbourg,

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