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  • Queen Elizabeth
    495 words
    Queen Elizabeth I Back in the 1680's, there was a time of great King's and Queen's. Such a queen was born to King Henry V and Anne Boleyn on September 9, 1533. She was born at Greenwich Palace and her name was Elizabeth. When she was three years old, her mother was beheaded for adultery. In 1554, Elizabeth was imprisoned in the tower at Woodstock. Through all of her childhood mishaps, Queen Elizabeth I managed to efficiently rule England from 1558 until her death in 1603 where she accomplished m...
  • Mary As The Rightful Queen
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    It can be argued that a member of individuals contributed to death of Mary Queen Scots; Elizabeth, her advisers, foreign powers and Mary herself. To what extent was Mary responsible for her own death In 1567 Scotland rebelled against their Catholic Queen, Mary. She was imprisoned at Loch Leven castle where she remained until her escape in May 1568 when she fled to England. This was the action which triggered a series of events leading to her eventual execution on February 8th 1587. Before her ar...
  • Louis And Marie Antoinette
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    Born with the name Antonia, Marie Antoinette was born in Vienna, Austria on November 2, 1755. Marie-Antoinette was one of the 16 children of Holy Roman Emperor Francis I and Empress Maria Theresa, queen of Hungary and Bohemia. She was the youngest and most beautiful daughter of all. Marie Antoinette was brought up believing her destiny was to become queen of France. Marie Antoinette's first child was Marie Therese Charlotte (Madame Royale). Unpopular Queen Marie Antoinette supposedly had numerou...
  • Son Of Mary Queen Of Scots
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    Elizabeth I (also known as Elizabeth the Great, or the 'Virgin Queen') was born in 1533 into a dangerous world of political intrigue. When she was only two years old, her father, King Henry V killed her mother, Ann Boleyn, because she had not yet produced a male heir. Henry's routine killing of her successive stepmothers every few years traumatized Elizabeth, who loved her father. Although Henry finally did father a son, Edward VI, the boy did not live long, dying at the age of sixteen after a s...
  • Sita And Mary Into Bed
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    Louise Erdrich, the author of The Beet Queen, is the oldest of seven children. Erdrich, was born in Little Falls, Minnesota, on June 7, 1954. The daughter of a French Ojibwe mother and German American father, Erdrich is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa. Erdrich's large extended family lived nearby, affecting her writing life from an early age. Her father introduced Louise to William Shakespeare's plays and encouraged Louise and her sisters to write their own stories. Erdrich atte...
  • Wife Of King Louis Xvi Of France
    549 words
    Marie Antoinette Marie Antoinette was the wife of King Louis XVI of France. She was born in 1755 in France and was the daughter of the Great Emperor Francis I and Maria Theresa of Austria. Because here parents came from two countries at war with each other, their marriage formed a peace treaty. Marie was very spoiled and grew up with an extravagant lifestyle. She herself became the wife of the next heir to the French throne to further keep the peace. The heir was Louis XVI, who was a very dull a...
  • Mary Queen Of Scots
    500 words
    The Renaissance was a time for influence, mainly by high officials such as kings and queens. Mary Queen of Scots, one of the most well known queens of the time moved the people with love of poetry, writing, singing, dancing, and other humorous activities. Her legend lives on today mainly because of what she did and why she was killed. When Mary Stuart became queen on September 9, 1543, a year after her father died. When Mary became queen, she was very unique. Unlike other queens, Mary studied La...
  • Furious With Marie As Their Queen
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    Through the history of the world, the people of Earth have seen every kind of leader. We " ve seen good leaders, average leaders, and terrible leaders. Many cases in France's history they have had many leaders go through all of these ranks. For example, Napoleon Bonaparte started out great and slowly went down hill. But never in France's history have they seen such a terrible leader as King Louie the XVI. Louie was not exactly king material. Louie was fat, shy, gluttonous, gentle, weak minded, n...
  • Trial Of Mary By Moray
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    The biography that is being reviewed is Mary, Queen of Scots by Gordon Donaldson. Mary Stuart, was born at Linlithge Palace on December 8, 1542, six days later she became Queen of Scotland. Mary became Queen of France and soon her greediness grew and she wanted to take over England. Mary was unwilling to stay in France, so she went back to Scotland. There her second husband died and she was imprisoned in England for the suspicion of the murder. Mary had a bad ending to her life. Mary got caught ...
  • Queen Elizabeth
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    Essay Gaetano Donizetti was a prolific writer of operas. His subjects were taken from many sources but throughout his life he returned again and again to stories drawn from the British royal family. British Kings and Queens are used in various Donizetti opera's: Elizabeth I, makes her first appearance in Il Castello di Kenilworth in 1829. Henry II is the tenor in Rosamond a d'Inghilterra of 1834 and Edward with Queen Isabella make an appearance in L'Aassedio di Calais of 1830. There are three op...
  • Louis And Marie
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    A royal female child of the eighteenth century had only two things to accomplish. The first was to ensure her parents throne by going along with an arranged marriage to a foreign royal. The second was to have a son to ensure the unity of the two families futures. Maria Antonia, later known as Marie Antoinette, was born Archduchess of Austria. She was born in 1755 and died 1793. Growing up Antonia's life in Austria was pretty formal behind the scenes. Her parents were one of the few who actually ...
  • King Louis Xvi And Marie
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    Marie Antoinette: The Player Queen John Garber Palache (c) 1929 Longman's, Green & Co. Marie Antoinette, born Maria Antonia in Vienna, Austria, was the youngest and favorite daughter of Emperor Francis I and Maria Theresa. They were the rulers of the Holy Roman Empire. Marie was brought up in the hope that she might one day be queen of France. She married the French dauphin in 1770. Four years later, he became King Louis XVI, and Marie became queen. The young queen was lively and extravagant. Th...

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