Cleopatra VII is a well-known Queen of Egypt. We know her name and watch the films about her, but how much do we really know about this woman? Her name is printed in the pages of history so Cleopatra VII must have been a remarkable woman.
TRUE STORIES OF THOSE WHO WERE IN DOMESTIC SERVICE
Like so many of us today, I have a constant fight with depression. We’ve all had those terrible experiences in our lives which have affected us for the rest of our lives. But rather than dwell on the negative, I want to FOCUS on the POSITIVE.
CATHERINE OF ARAGON “Humble and Loyal”
The Tudor Era is the period between 1485 and 1603 in England and Wales, and includes the Elizabethan period during the reign of Elizabeth I until 1603. This Era coincides with the dynasty of the House of Tudor in England whose first monarch was Henry VII. The historian John Guy argues that “England was economically healthier, more expansive, and more optimistic under the Tudors” than at any time in a thousand years.
She lived in a castle that looked like ice. . The walls were seven feet thick, white stone, which reflected the sun. The two towers were five floors each, one was for the servants, the other she occupied. They were joined by a hall-way which had three massive fire places, all three were kept raging all of the time. The courtyard was the widest of circles, with walls which had arrow slits, just wide enough for her to look through, but too small for any-one to look in.