Medieval/Renaissance British Women
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Early English Costume for Women and Girls
What did women wear, from the time of William the Conqueror (1066), in medieval England? Includes color plates and line drawings as well as detailed articles about early English women's fashion.
"Birther" Controversies and the Women of the Wars of the Roses
The legitimacy was questioned of a good number of the contending kings and princes in the Wars of the Roses, with queens and duchesses and other women thus accused of adultery. What were some of these controversies over the births -- and even deaths -- of major figures in the Wars of the Roses?
Aelfthryth, a daughter of Alfred the Great, married into the ruling family of Flanders. What was her contribution to history?
Adela of Normandy, Countess of Blois
Adela of Normandy, Countess of Blois was the daughter of one king of England, sister of another and mother of a third. Read more about her life and connections.
Anne of York
Anne of York was sister to two York kings. She was married first to a Lancastrian then to a Yorkist.
Constance of Castile
Constance of Castile biography - a profile of Constance of Castile, second wife of John of Gaunt.
Eleanor of England
A biography of Eleanor of England, daughter of King John of England and sister of Henry III of England.
Lady Godiva's Famous Ride Through Coventry
Is Lady Godiva's ride myth or history?
Joan of England, Queen of Sicily
Profile of Joan of England, daughter of Eleanor of Aquitaine, who was imprisoned and shipwrecked during her relatively short life.
Joan of Kent
Joan of Kent, granddaughter of Edward I of England, made impetuous and secret marriages that kept her in the center of controversy and power. She was the mother of King Richard II of England.
Julian of Norwich
A profile of Julian of Norwich, medieval British saint and religious recluse who published her revelations.
Joan of Kent's Descendants
Joan of Kent was the ancestor of many of England's monarchs. Here's some of her descendants.
Margery Kempe biography - a profile of medieval mystic and author Margery Kempe of England, who wrote an autobiography.
Margaret Douglas Countess of Lennox
A biographical profile of Margaret Douglas, grandmother of James VI of Scotland who became James I of England, and granddaughter of Tudor King Henry VII.