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Portrait of the evil Merovingian Queen Fredegund, wife of Chilperic I of Soissons (died 597). By Lawrence Alma-Tadema (detail).

Portrait of the evil Merovingian Queen Fredegund, wife of Chilperic I of Soissons (died By Lawrence Alma-Tadema (detail).

Fredegund- She is one of history's most violent and bloodthirsty queens, and her entire life was centered around the one primary tenet of unquestionable badassitude – Live for Revenge.

Fredegund (Frankish Queen-Consort of Soissons, CE). Wife of Chilperic I she was notoriously ruthless, murderous and allegedly sadistic

Frédégonde donnant l'ordre d'assassiner Sigebert, roi d'Austrasie. Vitrail de la cathedrale de Tournai, XVe siècle.- FREDEGONDE. 2)BIOGRAPHIE. 2.2 LA FAIDE ROYALE JUSQU'EN 584, 5: Chilpéric s'empare de Paris; le successeur de Sigebert, Childebert II, lui échappe, mais Brunehaut est faite prisonnière et emmenée à Rouen, dont l'évêque est Prétextat.

Queen Frédégonde, seated on her Throne, gives orders to two young Men of Térouanne to assassinate Sigebert, King of Austrasia.--Window in the Cathedral of Tournai, Fifteenth Century.

King Dagobert I

of the Merovingian dynasty- Dagobert I King of Austrasia, then King of all the Franks, later King of Neustria and Burgundy - my great grandfather

Frédégonde manque de tuer RIGONDE en 589. Illustration tirée des Vieilles Histoires de la Patrie, 1887.

Fredegund- Fredegund is said to have ordered the assassination of Sigebert I of Austrasia in 575 and also to have made attempts on the lives of Sigebert's son Childebert II, her brother-in-law Guntram, king of Burgundy, and Brunhilda.

10. Late Middle Ages: Ermine-trimmed Surcoat

Fashions of the Tudor Court - The French Hood

Queen Joanna of Castile, sister to Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII. Also known as Mad Joanna. a detail from the Last Judgement Triptych of Zierikzee, by the Master of Afflighem (Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium)

A tenative step into the 15th century - Isis Wardrobe

Detail from an altarpiece from “Musées Royaux d’Art et d’Histoire” in Brussels, Belgium,unknown date probably century

SANTA HILDEGARDA DE BINGEN.Santa HILDEGARDA, mística, visionaria, profetisa, médica, exorcista, música, virgen y monja benedictina germánica, fundadora y abadesa del monasterio de San Ruperto, había nacido en Böckelheim, cerca de Maguncia, Franconia del Oeste, Sacro Imperio Romano Germánico hacia el año 1098, siendo sus padres el noble Hildebert von BERMERSHEIM y Mechtild.

Hildegard of Bingen (born Bemersheim nr. Alzey died 17 September was a German writer, composer and mystic. She was one of the “great creation-centered mystics of the West” (…

Theodoric I by Fabrizio Castello (1560-1617).

Louis I, King of the Franks, Holy Roman Emperor, King of Aquitaine - he was the son of Charlemagne.

Walter Hungerford 'House Speaker'  1378–1449    BIRTH 1378 JUN 22 • Castle Farleigh, Berkshire, England  DEATH 1449 AUG 09 • Castle Farleigh, Berkshire, England  18th great-grandfather. Burial: Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England (Eddy Family) Wife: Katherine Peverell

Walter Hungerford 'House Speaker' 1378–1449 BIRTH 1378 JUN 22 • Castle Farleigh, Berkshire, England DEATH 1449 AUG 09 • Castle Farleigh, Berkshire, England 18th great-grandfather. Burial: Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England (Eddy Family) Wife: Katherine Peverell

Queens Throughout History: Part I: Nefertiti/Theodora/Wu Zetian/Eleanor/Zabel/Seondeok/Nzinga/Catherine/

My kinda history! Queens Throughout History: Part I: Nefertiti/Theodora/Wu Zetian/Eleanor/Zabel/Seondeok/Nzinga/Catherine

Adalrich, Duke of Alsace (639-690) 42nd Great Grandfather

Adalrich, Duke of Alsace Great Grandfather

Isabella of Hainault (Valenciennes,[1] 5 April 1170 – 15 March 1190, Paris) was queen consort of France as the first wife of King Philip II of France. My 26th GG

Isabella of Hainault, Queen Consort of France married to Philippe II "Augustus" King of the Franks of the House of Capet

Childebert I | Childebert I | ~ Merovingian Dynasty ~ | Pinterest

Childebert I | Childebert I | ~ Merovingian Dynasty ~ | Pinterest

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