Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians was a literal warrior Queen and one of England's forgotten founders. Also: ATTACK BEES.
Margaret Pole's fortunes were a roller coaster of being in and out of royal favour, and unfortunately the final die roll ended with her executed for treason she didn't actually do.
Juana of Castile unexpectedly became a Queen, was gaslit and mistreated by men who wanted her throne, and wound up trapped in a castle for 46 years.
Caroline of Brunswick was a stone cold LEGEND whose story is like Rapunzel meets Footloose meets Anne of Cleves meets Phryne Fisher. Bow dow to the Queen.
Isabella of Castile was a canny monarch with the tenacity and skill to create a colonial empire. In so doing, she ruthlessly brutalized her enemies, and left an indelible mark on world history.
Isabella of Castile went from being a toddler in a ghost castle to a teen peace treaty negotiator to a 23-year-old Queen and she was just getting started.
Isabel of Portugal is best known now for her reputation for madness. As is ever the case, the truth of her life is not quite so straightforward.
Marie de Guise was the mother of Mary Queen of Scots. She was also Tall, Glamorous, had her own bespoke armour, and lived an AMAZING LIFE.
Mary Queen of Scots spent 19 years in jail, most of which she spent actively escaping and/or scheming to escape. Nobody puts Mary in a corner!!
A deep dive into the complex, strained, and BONKERS collision course between Mary Queen of Scots and Queen Elizabeth I.