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elizabethanhistory: The Childhood of Queen Elizabeth I was a difficult one. Elizabeth was born 7 September 1533 at Greenwich Palace. The child of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Her much awaited birth was a huge disappointed to King Henry who longed for a male heir

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Young Princess Victoria ~ She inherited the throne aged 18, after her father's three elder brothers had all died, leaving no surviving legitimate children.

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She's shy, has a wicked wit and animals are really important to her: Ten personal insights into the Queen from Sir Roy Strong

She maybe the Queen of England and celebrating her Diamonds Jubilee, but she is a horsewomen and a Seasoned Rider too who is still riding.

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Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 or 1124 – 1 April 1204) was Queen Consort of France,and also Queen Consort of England. She was one of the most powerful women in Middle Ages. In 1157 she gave birth to her favorite son Richard the Lionheart. She outlived all her children except for King John and Eleanor, Queen of Castile. Eleanor of Aquitaine was renowned for her powerful personality and leading her sons in rebellion against their father, King Henry II.

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Queen and Prince Philip recreate honeymoon photo to mark 60 years of wedded bliss

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One's gold salt cellar... and the Queen's other treasures revealed in sparkling new book

Woah....In this Cecil Beaton portrait of Queen Elizabeth II set in the throne room at Buckingham Palace, London, after her coronation in June 1953, the Queen wears the Imperial State Crown and holds the Orb and Septre

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War of the Roses. In case you ever need a quick reminder of who was who. Royal Flashback...

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The 7 Deadliest Fashion Trends Of All Time

Elizabeth the first. Tudor queen of England and Ireland, nicknamed 'Gloriana' and the 'Virgin Queen' who overcame many challenges and threats at home and from abroad to preside over a perceived 'golden age' in English history.

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Victoria the beauty queen: The picture she gave Albert

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Richard II of England and Isabella, aged 6, on their wedding day on 31 October 1396. Her youngest sister Catherine would also become Queen of England, as the wife of Henry V, from 1420-1422.

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