catherine

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daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon who was Queen of England from 1553 to 1558; she was the wife of Philip II of Spain and when she restored Roman Catholicism to England many Protestants were burned at the stake as heretics (1516-1558) Bloody Mary , Mary I , Mary Tudor
King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574) Charles , Charles IX
Italian pope from 1523 to 1534 who broke with Henry VIII of England after Henry divorced Catherine of Aragon and married Anne Boleyn (1478-1534) Clement VII , Giulio de' Medici
French royal architect who built the Tuileries Palace and Gardens in Paris for Catherine de Medicis (1515-1570) de l'Orme , Delorme , Philibert de l'Orme , Philibert Delorme
French noblewoman who was the mistress of Henry II; she had more influence over him than did his wife Catherine de Medicis (1499-1566) Diane de Poitiers , Duchesse de Valentinois
king of France from 1547 to 1559; regained Calais from the English; husband of Catherine de Medicis and father of Charles IX (1519-1559) Henry II
son of Henry VII and King of England from 1509 to 1547; his divorce from Catherine of Aragon resulted in his break with the Catholic Church in 1534 and his excommunication 1538, leading to the start of the Reformation in England (1491-1547) Henry VIII
English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state More , Sir Thomas More , Thomas More
former empire in eastern Europe and northern Asia created in the 14th century with Moscow as the capital; powerful in the 17th and 18th centuries under Peter the Great and Catherine the Great when Saint Petersburg was the capital; overthrown by revolution Russia
palace and royal residence built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 and burned down in 1871; all that remains today are the formal gardens Tuileries , Tuileries Palace
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