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The Tudor Age on Instagram: "#OTD 26th May 1538 John Calvin (Jean Cauvin/Calvin) French reformer and theologian was exiled from Geneva after being there for nearly two years. Calvin did not agree with the concept of excommunication, which Geneva's town council could not tolerate. Picture Portrait of John Calvin by an unknown artist. #JohnCalvin #Reformer #Theologian #French #Geneva #European #History"
History Hit on Instagram: "The House of Stuart ruled England, Scotland and Ireland from 1603 to 1714, a period spanning the only execution of an English monarch, a foray into republicanism, a revolution, the union of England and Scotland and the ultimate domination of Parliament over the monarch. 1. James I (1603 - 1625) 2. Charles I (1625 - 1649) 3. Charles II (1660 - 1685) 4. James II (1685 - 1688) 5. William III (1689 - 1702) & Mary II (1689 - 1694) 6. Anne (1702 - 1714) #history #historyl
The Tudor Age on Instagram: "#OTD 25th May 1632 William Knollys, 1st Earl of Banbury, courtier, politician and Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire, died. He was the son of Sir Francis Knollys and Catherine Carey, which made him a grandson of Mary Boleyn and cousin to Queen Elizabeth I. Pictures Engraved portrait of Sir William Knollys, 1st Earl of Banbury by Simon van de Passe. Arms of Sir William Knollys, 1st Earl of Banbury, KG. #SirWilliamKnollys #1stEarlofBanbury #SirFrancisKnollys #CatherineCa
Dr Dan Spencer on Instagram: "Footage of beautiful Narbonne Cathedral in Aude, France. ..... ..... ..... #narbonne #narbonnecathedral #narbonnetourisme #Aude #audetourisme #jaimelaude #france #cathedrale #Cathedral #medievalcathedral #gothicarchitecture #architecture #medievalarchitecture #middleages #medieval #moyenage #instatravel #instagood #gunpowder_dan #travelfrance #historicalplace #medievalhistory #churcharchitecture #church"
The Tudor Age on Instagram: "#OTD 21st May 1527 King Philip II of Spain was born at Valladolid, Spain to Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor and Isabella of Portugal. Philip inherited half of the lands his father ruled over: The Netherlands, Spain and the New World, making him one of the most powerful men in the 16th century. Married four times, Philip’s second wife, was his cousin, Queen Mary I of England. On marrying Mary, he had the title of King of England, but had no power, which he did not like
History Hit on Instagram: "The House of Tudor is one of the most infamous royal families in British history. Originally of Welsh descent, the ascension of the Tudors to the throne in 1485 ushered in a new era of prosperity to England, and brought to a close decades of turmoil under Plantagenet rule during the Wars of the Roses. 1. Henry VII (1485 - 1509) 2. Henry VIII (1509 - 1547) 3. Edward VI (1547 - 1553) 4. Mary I (1553 - 1558) 5. Elizabeth I (1558 - 1603) #tudor #tudors #history #histo
Ashley Risk | Tudors Reimagined on Instagram: "Marie de Guise is married (without a groom) to avoid Henry VIII 485 years ago today, the 9th of May 1538, Marie de Guise was married by proxy to the King of Scotland, James V. The urgency of the marriage seemed at least in part to deter the advances of King Henry VIII. Marie became the focus of marriage negotiations with James V of Scotland for political reasons. James, who had lost his first wife, Madeleine of Valois, to tuberculosis, decided th
Ashley Risk | Tudors Reimagined on Instagram: "The body of King Henry VII is interred at Westminster Abbey 514 years ago today, the 11th of May 1509, the founder of the Tudor dynasty was laid to rest next to his wife, Elizabeth of York. Elizabeth had died from childbirth complications 6 years earlier in 1503. Henry went into a deep depression when his wife died. The two had been incredibly close during their marriage, particularly for royal standards of the time. They are one of my favorite his
History Hit on Instagram: "The Wars of the Roses were history’s real life answer to Game of Thrones. For three decades two branches of the same family would battle it out for the crown. It would eventually lead to the end of the Plantagenet dynasty which had dominated the Middle Ages and the creation of a new line – the Tudors. 1. Henry IV (1399 - 1413) 2. Henry V (1413 - 1422) 3. Henry VI (1422 - 1461, 1470 - 1471) 4. Edward IV (1461 - 1470, 1471 - 1483) 5. Edward V (1483) 6. Richard III (1483
The Tudor Age on Instagram: "#OTD 5th May 1586 Sir Henry Sidney, Lord Deputy of Ireland, died. The courtier also held the position of President of the Council in the Marches of Wales. Sidney was brother-in-law to Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. He was buried in the Sidney Chapel at Penhurst, while his heart was buried in Ludlow. Picture Portrait of Sir Henry Sidney by Arnold van Bronckhorst. #SirHenrySidney #Courtier #LordDeputyofIreland #QueenElizabethI #RobertDudleyEarlofLeicester #Tudo
The Tudor Age on Instagram: "#OTD 5th May 1542 Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, courtier and soldier, was born in the parish of St Mary the Great, Cambridge. He was the eldest son of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley and his first wife, Mary Cheke. Pictures Portrait of Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter by an unknown artist. Coat of arms of Sir Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, KG. #ThomasCecil #EarlofExeter #WilliamCecil #BaronBurghley #Courtier #Soldier #QueenElizabethI #Tudors #History"