Tag: Duke

Geoffrey II of Brittany

(1158–1186) Duke of Brittany (1181–1186) 3rd Earl of Richmond (1181–1186) Geoffrey II in Film: The Lion in Winter 1968 Director: Anthony Harvey Starring: Peter O’Toole, Katharine Hepburn   Born September 23 1158 Died August 19 1186 Paris (France) Wife (1181-1186) Constance de Bretagne…

John (England)

(1166–1216) John Lackland, Jean sans Terre King of England (1199–1216) Lord of Ireland (1177–1216) Count of Poitiers (1199–1204) Duke of Normandy (1199–1204) Duke of Aquitaine (1199–1216) John Lackland in Literature: • Shakespeare, William (1564-1616): King John (1596) John Lackland in Film: The Lion in…

Richard I (England)

(1157–1199) Richard the Lionheart, Richard Coeur de Lion Duke of Aquitaine (1168–1199) Count of Poitiers (1169–1196) Duke of Normandy (1189–1199) Count of Anjou (1189–1199) King of England (1189–1199) Richard the Lionheart in Film: The Lion in Winter 1968 Director: Anthony Harvey…

Henry II (England)

(1133–1189) Henry of Anjou, Henry Plantagenet Henry FitzEmpress, Henry Curtmantle Duke of Normandy (1150–1189) Count of Anjou (1151–1189) Duke of Aquitaine (1152–1189) Count of Poitiers (1156–1189) King of England (1154–1189) Henry II in Film: The Lion in Winter 1968 Director: Anthony…

John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony

(1503–1554) John the Magnanimous Elector of Saxony (1532–1547) Duke of Saxony (1547–1554) John Frederick I in Art: Cranach, Lucas the Elder (1472-1553) John Frederick I c.1530s Private Collection     Tiziano (c.1488-1576) Giovanni Federico I di Sassonia 1548 Museo del Prado, Madrid…

François I (France)

(1494–1547) François d’Orléans François d’Angoulême Count of Angoulême Duke of Valois King of France (1515–1547) See also: • Château du Clos Lucé, Amboise (France) Born September 12 1494 Cognac (France) Died March 31 1547 Rambouillet (France) Sister Marguerite de Navarre (1492-1549) Occupation Art…

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

(1769–1852) Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, FRS Prime Minister of Great Britain The Duke of Wellington in Film: Waterloo 1970 Director: Sergei Bondarchuk Starring: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer   Born May 1 1769 Dublin (Ireland) Died September 14 1852 Walmer Castle, Kent (England)

Francesco I de’ Medici

(1541–1587) Duke of Florence (1574–1587) Grand Duke of Tuscany (1574–1587) . Francesco I de’ Medici in Art: Bronzino (1503-1572) Eleonora di Toledo e il figlio Francesco c.1549 Museo di Palazzo Reale, Pisa     Allori, Alessandro (1535-1607) Ritratto di Francesco I de’…

Dukes of Florence

Cosimo I de’ Medici (1519–1574) Duke of Florence (1537–1569) Grand Duke of Tuscany (1569–1574) Francesco I de’ Medici (1541–1587) Duke of Florence (1574–1587) Grand Duke of Tuscany (1574–1587) See also: • Firenze (Italia)

Cosimo I de’ Medici

(1519–1574) Duke of Florence (1537–1569) Grand Duke of Tuscany (1569–1574) Cosimo I de’ Medici in Art: Bronzino (1503-1572) Cosimo I de’ Medici in armatura c.1545 Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney   Born June 12 1519 Firenze (Italia) Died April…