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(St.) Aethelburh of Kent/Ethelburga was the daughter of King Aethelred and his wife, Bertha. In 625, Aethelburh married King Edwin of Northumbria, a pagan, whom she eventually converted. Aethelburh, along with her mother Bertha, was praised by the Venerable Bede for converting their husbands. After her husband's death, Aethelburh founded one of the first Benedictine nunneries in England at Lyminge. She became it's abbess and taught medicine and healed the sick.

) Aethelburh of Kent/Ethelburga was the daughter of King Aethelred and his wife, Bertha. In Aethelburh married King Edwin of Northumbria, a pagan, whom she eventually converted.

Carlos I el Grande, llamado Carlomagno, fue rey de los francos desde 768 hasta su muerte, rey nominal de los lombardos y emperador de Occidente. Hijo del rey Pipino y de Bertrada de Laon.

nach Albrecht Dürer - Charlemagne, Charles the Great King of the Franks, Emperor of the West, in his coronation robes, My gr grandfather

Karl_der_Große_in_der_Chronik_des_Ekkehard_von_Aura.jpg 1125 before

File:Karl der Große in der Chronik des Ekkehard von Aura.

BIOGRAFIAS * PRÉ-REFORMADORES * John Huss / Jan Hus {1369 - 1415) [http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Hus]

BIOGRAFIAS * PRÉ-REFORMADORES * John Huss / Jan Hus {1369 - 1415) [http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Hus]

Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, Duke of Normandy. The Empress Matilda (Maud), parents of Henry II of England 36th GGF

Medieval depiction of Geoffrey, Count of Anjou, Duke of Normand, and The Empress Matilda (Maud), parents of Henry II of England

Ahmad Shah Massoud

IntelliBriefs: Ahmad Shah Massoud: What if the 'Lion' hadn't been slain?

Gentile Bellini  (c. 1429-1507)   Sultan Mehmed II, 1480; oil on canvas; National Gallery, London.

Gentile Bellini, The Sultan Mehmet II 1480 Oil on canvas The National Gallery, London - Image and background information

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