Yahoo Search Búsqueda en la Web

  1. Cerca de 2.060 resultados de búsqueda

  1. 13 de ene. de 2023 · Princess Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia and Electress Palatine (1596-1662), Daughter of James I; wife of Frederick V, Elector Palatine. Sitter associated with 45 portraits.

    • Early Life
    • Courtship and Marriage
    • Electress Palatine
    • Queen of Bohemia
    • Exile
    • Widowhood
    • Death
    • Issue
    • Legacy
    • Literary References

    Elizabeth was born at Dunfermline Palace, Fife, on 19 August 1596 at 2 o'clock in the morning. King James rode to the bedside from Callendar, where he was attending the wedding of the Earl of Orkney. At the time of her birth, her father was King of Scotland, but not yet King of England. Named in honour of Elizabeth I of England, her godmother, the ...

    Suitors

    As the daughter of a reigning monarch, the hand of the young Elizabeth was seen as a very desirable prize.Suitors came from across the continent and were many and varied. They included: 1. Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, son (and later successor) of the King of Sweden 2. Frederic Ulric, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel 3. Prince Maurice of Nassau 4. Theophilus Howard, Lord Howard of Walden, later second Earl of Suffolk 5. Otto, Hereditary Prince of Hesse-Kassel, son of Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse-...

    Courtship

    Frederick arrived in England on 16 October 1612, and the match seemed to please them both from the beginning. Their contemporaries noted how Frederick seemed to "delight in nothing but her company and conversation". Frederick also struck up a friendship with Elizabeth's elder brother, Prince Henry, which delighted his prospective bride immensely. King James did not take into consideration the couple's happiness, but saw the match as "one step in a larger process of achieving domestic and Euro...

    Marriage to Frederick V

    The wedding took place on 14 February 1613 at the royal chapel at the Palace of Whitehall and was a grand occasion that saw more royalty than ever visit the court of England.The marriage was an enormously popular match and was the occasion for an outpouring of public affection with the ceremony described as "a wonder of ceremonial and magnificence even for that extravagant age". It was celebrated with lavish and sophisticated festivities both in London and Heidelberg, including mass feasts an...

    After almost a two-month stay in London for continued celebrations, the couple began their journey to join the Electoral court in Heidelberg. The journey was filled with meeting people, sampling foods and wines, and being entertained by a wide variety of performers and companies. At each place the young couple stopped, Elizabeth was expected to dis...

    In 1619 Elizabeth's husband Frederick was one of those offered the throne of Bohemia. The Kingdom of Bohemia was "an aristocratic republic in all but name", whose nobles elected the monarch. It was one of the few successful pluralist states. The country had enjoyed a long period of religious freedom, but in March 1619, on the death of Emperor Matth...

    Fearing the worst, by the time of the defeat at the Battle of White Mountain, Elizabeth already had left Prague and was awaiting the birth of her fifth child at the Castle of Custrin, about 80 km (50 mi) from Berlin. It was there on 6 January 1621 that she "in an easy labour lasting little more than an hour" was delivered of a healthy son, Maurice....

    When Elizabeth received the news of Frederick's death, she became senseless with grief and for three days did not eat, drink, or sleep. When Charles I heard of Elizabeth's state, he invited her to return to England, but she refused. The rights of her son and Frederick's heir Charles Louis "remained to be fought for". Elizabeth then fought for her s...

    In 1660, the Stuarts were restored to the thrones of England, Scotland and Ireland in the person of Elizabeth's nephew Charles II. Elizabeth arrived in England on 26 May 1661. By July, she was no longer planning on returning to The Hague and made plans for the remainder of her furniture, clothing, and other property to be sent to her. She then proc...

    Elizabeth and Frederick had 13 children, six of whom outlived their mother: 1. Henry Frederick, Hereditary Prince of the Palatinate(1614–1629); drowned 2. Charles I Louis, Elector Palatine (1617–1680); married Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel, had issue including Elizabeth Charlotte, Princess Palatine, Duchess of Orleans; married Marie Luise von Degenfeld...

    Under the English Act of Settlement 1701, the succession to the English and Scottish crowns (later British crown) was settled on Elizabeth's youngest daughter Sophia of Hanover and her issue. In August 1714, Sophia's son (Elizabeth's grandson) George Iascended to the throne, with the future Royal family all his descendants and hence, also descendan...

    The Polish baroque poet Daniel Naborowski wrote a short poem praising Elizabeth's eyes.He had seen her in 1609, when he visited London on a diplomatic mission.
    A poem in praise of Elizabeth was written by the courtier and poet Sir Henry Wotton
    The Winter Queen plays a seminal role in Neal Stephenson's The Baroque Cyclewhich is largely set during her lifetime.
    Elizabeth is a main character in Daniel Kehlmann's novel Tyll(2017).
  2. 4 de ene. de 2023 · Download this stock image: Portrait of Elisabeth Stuart, Elector Palatine, Queen of Bohemia. In the edge lettering of the frame the name and position of the sitter in Latin - 2K9YNJA from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors.

  3. 21 de ene. de 2023 · On 9 October 1937 Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig von Hessen und bei Rhein (of Hesse and by Rhine), who had reigned until 1918, had died at the age of 68. Despite of that the family was to gather in London for the wedding of the Grand Duke’s second son, Prince Ludwig, and the Hon. Margaret Campbell Geddes.

  4. 22 de ene. de 2023 · Hesse-Philippsthal: Born 23 August 1913. Princess Marianne was the wife of Prince Wilhelm of Hesse. She was a descendant of King Frederick William III of Prussia and King William I of the Netherlands. She was named after her great-grandmother Princess Marianne of the Netherlands. She was a third cousin of William, German Crown Prince. NSDAP – 4814689

  5. 10 de ene. de 2023 · Rhineland-Palatinate, German Rheinland-Pfalz, Land (state) situated in southwestern Germany. It is bordered by the states of North Rhine–Westphalia to the north, Hessen to the east, Baden-Württemberg to the southeast, and Saarland to the southwest and by France, Luxembourg, and Belgium to the south and west.