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Anne [Anne of Bohemia] (1366–1394), queen of England, first consort of Richard II

Nigel Saul.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: European History; Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 2130 words.

Anne [Anne of Bohemia] (1366–1394), queen of England, first consort of Richard II, was the eldest daughter of the Emperor Charles IV and his fourth wife, Elizabeth of Pomerania. She was...

Anne [Anne of Cleves] (1515–1557), queen of England, fourth consort of Henry VIII

Retha M. Warnicke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: European History; Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 2632 words.

Anne [Anne of Cleves] (1515–1557), queen of England, fourth consort of Henry VIII, was the daughter of Johann (III), duke of Juliers-Cleves (1490–1539), and Maria (1491–1543), heir of...

Anne, Lady Howard (1475–1511)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 7 words.

See Howard, Thomas, third duke of Norfolk

Anne [née Anne Hyde], duchess of York (1637–1671), first wife of James II

John Miller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Scottish History. 2185 words.

Anne [née Anne Hyde], duchess of York (1637–1671), first wife of James II, was born on 12 March 1637 at Cranbourne Lodge, Windsor Park, the eldest daughter of Sir Edward Hyde (1609–1674),...

Anne [née Anne Neville] (1456–1485), queen of England, consort of Richard III

Michael Hicks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Irish History; British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 1537 words.

Anne [née Anne Neville] (1456–1485), queen of England, consort of Richard III, was the younger daughter of Richard Neville, sixteenth earl of Warwick and sixth earl of Salisbury, the...

anniversaries

Overview page. Subjects: European History — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

It was early in the 3rd c. that the Christians seem to have got into the habit of commemorating the dead on the anniversary of their decease, at first designated ...

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Arbroath

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(abbey) Monastery in Angus, Scotland, founded by William I, ‘the Lion’, in 1178 for Benedictine monks, dedicated to St Thomas Becket, and site of the Declaration of Arbroath in 1320. ...

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Are Houris Heavenly Concubines?

Nerina Rustomji.

in Concubines and Courtesans

December 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 5808 words.

The chapter considers the figure of the hur’in (houri), a female denizen of Islamic paradise referenced in the Quran and thus widely discussed in early and medieval Islamic literary and...

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art, Dominican

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The Order of Preachers’ commitment to scholarship and teaching had far-reaching repercussions for 13th- and 14th-century art. Dominican patronage of the age can be associated with...

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Arthur, duke of Brittany (1187–1203), prince

Michael Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 2092 words.

Arthur, duke of Brittany (1187–1203), prince, was the posthumous son of Geoffrey, duke of Brittany (d. 1186), fourth son of Henry II, and Constance, duchess of Brittany (c. 1161–1201). He...