In honour of Black women who shaped British history I have decided to do my own homage to those ladies who are often overlooked, maybe because of the colour of their skin and also because they aren’t really taught in schools sadly, so let’s begin. MARY SEACOLE Born Mary Jane Grant in Jamaica in 1805, the … More Black Women in Britain
A Medieval Kingdom of Sicily, Frederick II, 1197-1250 AD. Billon denaro, Messina mint. His crowned head left.
Theodora (c. 500 – 28 June 548), was empress of the Byzantine Empire and the wife of Emperor Justinian I. She was one of the most influential and powerful of the Byzantine empresses. Some sources mention her as empress regnant with Justinian I as her co-regent. Along with her husband, she is a saint in the Eastern Orthodox … More Theodora.
Recorded relationships within the early House of Alpin, who ruled Scotland the current British monarch descends from the medieval Scottish house as do many other European monarchs.
An 18th century depiction of Constantín mac Cináeda who the Picts as King Constantine I from 862 AD until his death in 877 AD.
The English Leaders and Commanders Charles Howard, 1st earl of Nottingham (1536-1624) Sir Francis Drake (c 1540-1596) Admiral Sir John Hawkins (1532-1595) Justinus van Nassau (1559-1631) The Spanish Leaders and Commanders Alonso Perez dc Guzman y de Zuniga-Sotomayor, 7th Duke of Medina Sidonia Juan Martinez de Recalde (c 1526-1588) Alejandro Farnese, Duke of Parma (1545-1592)
Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany with his eldest son Crown Prince Wilhelm and his eldest Grandson Prince Wilhelm.
Kaiser Wilhelm II with one of his grandchildren Prince Wilhelm of Prussia the eldest son of the Kaisers eldest son and heir also named Wilhelm.
A tender portrait of Kaiser Wilhelm II with his firstborn child, son Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm.
Kaiser Wilhelm II and his first wife Augusta with their complete family. Back row, left to right: Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm, Prince Eitel-Friedrich, Empress Augusta, and Prince August Wilhelm. Seated: Prince Adalbert, the Kaiser, Princess Viktoria Luise, the only girl, and Prince Oskar. In front: Prince Joachim, his mother’s favorite.