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  Elizabeth of Bohemia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elisabeth, Electress Palatine and (briefly) queen of Bohemia (August 19, 1596 – February 13, 1662), born Princess Elizabeth Stuart of Scotland, was born as the eldest daughter to King James VI of Scotland and his Queen consort Anne of Denmark.
At the time of Elizabeth's birth, her father was still the King of Scotland only; a few years later, he succeeded Elizabeth I as - additionally - King of England and Ireland, making his daughter an even more attractive bride.
Part of the intent of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 was to put the nine year old Elizabeth onto the throne of England (and, presumably, Scotland) as a Catholic monarch, after assassinating her father and the Protestant English aristocracy.
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 Elizabeth Stuart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elizabeth of Bohemia (1596-1662), known as the Winter Queen, daughter of James VI of Scotland/I of England, briefly queen-consort (1619-1620) as wife of Frederick V of Bohemia
Elizabeth Stuart (1678-1678/1679) daughter of James II of England/VII of Scotland and Mary of Modena.
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward (1844-1911), born as Mary Phelps, daughter of the previous, author of The Gates Ajar.
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 Elizabeth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, as Empress of India, the wife of the King-Emperor George VI
Elizabeth of Bohemia, a German princess and philosopher.
Elizabeth is the Greek form of the Hebrew Elisheva, the name of the wife of Aaron in the Old Testament.
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 AllRefer.com - Elizabeth, queen of Bohemia (Czech And Slovak History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Elizabeth 1596–1662, queen of Bohemia, daughter of James I of England.
Her beauty attracted most of the royal suitors of Europe (she was nicknamed the "Queen of Hearts"), but she was married (1613) to Frederick V, elector palatine (see Frederick the Winter King) in order to cement an alliance between English and German Protestantism.
Among her children were Prince Rupert; Princess Elizabeth, who was the patroness of Descartes; and Sophia, who was electress of Hanover and mother of George I of England.
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 bohemia
(1596-1662), Elizabeth (queen consort), queen consort of Frederick, king of Bohemia (1619-20), born in Fife, Scotland, daughter of James VI, king of Scotland, later James I of England.
After her husband's death in 1632, Elizabeth was active in the Protestant cause on the Continent, but she finally returned to England, where she died and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
Son and successor of Wenceslas I; king of Bohemia and Moravia (1253-78) and duke of Austria (1253-74); led crusades to East Prussia (1254) and Lithuania (1266-67); extended (1260-69) his domain from Silesia to the Adriatic; divested (1274, 1276) of all territories save Bohemia and Moravia by Rudolf I; rebelled, slain at Battle of Durnkrut.
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 Elizabeth of Bohemia at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Elizabeth of Bohemia (August 19, 1596 - February 13, 1662), born Princess Elizabeth Stuart, was the daughter of King James VI of Scotland and sister of Charles I of England.
At the time of Elizabeth's birth, her father was still king of Scotland only; a few years later, he succeeded Elizabeth I as ruler of England and Wales also, making his daughter an even more attractive bride.
In 1613, she married Frederick V of Bohemia, then elector of the palatinate, and took up her place in the court at Heidelberg.
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 Princess Elizabeth of Bohemia (1630-1714)
1618 26, December Princess Elizabeth is born at Heidelberg to Elizabeth Stuart, daughter of King James I of England and Elector Palatine Frederick V. She was the third child and eldest girl of the couple's thirteen children.
1643 Elizabeth writes to Descartes to express regret that they are unable to meet and poses some questions regarding his theory of the dualism of the body and soul.
Elizabeth unhappily writes of the conversion to Descartes, evidently forgetting he is a Catholic.
oregonstate.edu /instruct/phl302/philosophers/Elisabeth.html   (606 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II, full name Elizabeth Alexandra Mary (1926- ), Queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1952- ), daughter of King George VI and...
Elizabeth (of Bohemia): Ferdinand II (Holy Roman Empire)
Elizabeth (of Bohemia) (1596-1662), queen consort of Frederick, King of Bohemia (1619-1620), born in Fife, Scotland, daughter of James VI, King of...
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 Bohemia
Bohemia is bounded by Austria in the southeast, by Germany in the west and northwest, by Poland in the north and northeast, and by Moravia in the east.
Anne of Bohemia - Anne of Bohemia, 1366–94, queen consort of Richard II of England, daughter of Holy Roman...
Elizabeth, queen of Bohemia - Elizabeth, 1596–1662, queen of Bohemia, daughter of James I of England.
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Elizabeth of England's rival, and sometime brother-in-law, Philip II of Spain, had only one Spanish grandparent, and, being blond, he took after his Flemish (or Belgian) grandfather, and didn't look Spanish at all.
His grandmother, who is generally, if confusingly, known as Elizabeth of Bohemia, was the daughter of James VI - the King of Scotland who in 1603 became also James I of England - and his Danish wife, Anne.
Elizabeth was married to a German prince, Frederick, Elector Palatine of the Rhine, who in 1618 was offered the throne of Bohemia (the modern Czech Republic) and rashly accepted it, thus kicking off the terrible Thirty Years War.
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 NPG 71; Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia
Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia (1596-1662), Daughter of James I. Sitter in 23 portraits.
On Elizabeth's death they passed to Mary's son James I who gave them to his daughter, Elizabeth of Bohemia.
Elizabeth in turn gave them to her daughter Sophia on her marriage to the Elector of Hanover.
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 The Palatinate
In 1612, James' eldest daughter Elizabeth married Frederick V, the youthful Elector of the Palatinate, which was the leading state in the German Protestant Union.
In 1618, the Protestant princes chose Frederick and Elizabeth to be King and Queen of Bohemia in defiance of the claims of the Hapsburg Emperor, Ferdinand II.
Elizabeth remained in exile until the Peace of Westphalia brought the Thirty Years' War to an end in 1648 and her eldest son Charles Louis was restored to the Palatinate.
www.british-civil-wars.co.uk /glossary/palatinate.htm   (515 words)

  
 Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg59 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Elizabeth married John the Blind of LUXEMBURG on 31 Aug 1310.
Charles IV of BOHEMIA Emperor was born 14 May 1316 and died 29 Nov 1378.
John Henry of BOHEMIA was born 12 Feb 1322 and died 12 Nov 1375.
www.peterwestern.f9.co.uk /maximilia/pafg59.htm   (648 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: The Winter Queen: Elizabeth of Bohemia: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
With wonderful accounts of the Shakespearean England from her youth to Restoration England to which she returned, this is the rags-to-riches story of Elizabeth of Bohemia.
Oran's 1930s bio is the standard work on Elizabeth - she pays particular attention to the life of a woman in the 17th century European court: hobbies, clothes, sports and the ubiquitous letter-writing.
Elizabeth turned the damsel-in-distress cliche on its head, being a furious rider and outdoorswoman as well as a supple European politician and skilled linguist.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/1842120573   (505 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Winter Queen: A Novel: Books: Jane Stevenson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Elizabeth, a widow and mother of 10 children, is well into her 40s but still shrewd and hearty; Pelagius, in his 40s, too, is more reserved and mindful of his ambiguous position.
Exiled in 17th-century Amsterdam, Elizabeth of Bohemia, sister of England's King Charles I and widow of the dethroned Elector Palatine, spends her days in an agony of rumor and worried uncertainty about her children, who are scattered across Europe.
As the sister of Charles I and daughter of James I, Elizabeth's primary obligation is the protection of her children's positions, maintaining good relations with the Crown, in the person of Charles I, currently engaged in the Thirty Years War that is tearing the country apart.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Germany
A dispute with the Archbishop of Prague led to the murder, by the king's command, of the archbishop's vicar-general, John of Pomuk, and this caused open rebellion.
The forcible interference of the Council of Constance in the religious difficulties of Bohemia and the burning of John Hus were injurious to Sigismund's dynastic interests, and not in accordance with his political schemes.
In Bohemia and Moravia the Hussites at once strove to prevent the king from taking possession of these countries; and it, especially in Bohemia, was a violent religious and national outbreak.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/06484b.htm   (20891 words)

  
 THIRTEENTH GENERATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
She died in 1662 in England -widow of Frederick V of Bohemia.
Frederick Henry of BOHEMIA-PALATINE was born on 2 Jan 1614 in Heidelberg.
Elizabeth of BOHEMIA-PALATINE was born in Bohemia - dtr of Frederick V.
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 Elizabeth of Bohemia : National Maritime Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Elizabeth is shown only months after the accession of her father, James I, to the English throne in 1603.
In 1604 Peake was appointed principal Picture Maker to Elizabeth’s brother Henry, Prince of Wales. Henry may be represented in the hunting group in the background.
Peake’s portraits reflect the influence of the colourful and richly patterned miniatures of Hilliard.
www.nmm.ac.uk /server?show=conWebDoc.7361&outputFormat=print   (79 words)

  
 Elizabeth of Bohemia [1596-1662] -- Queen of Bohemia
Her beauty attracted most of the royal suitors of Europe, giving rise to her nickname as the “Queen of Hearts”, but she was married (1613) to Frederick V, palatine elector, in order to cement an alliance between English and German Protestantism.
After Frederick was defeated (1620) in the battle of the White Mt., Elizabeth fled to Holland, where she courageously endured privation and misfortune, being forced to live on the generosity of that country.
Among her 13 children were Prince Rupert; Princess Elizabeth, who was the patroness of Descartes; and Sophia, who was electress of Hanover and mother of George I of England.
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 Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Inscribed by a later hand: Queen of Bohemia.
Elizabeth Stuart (1596 - 1662), known as the 'Winter Queen', was the eldest daughter of James I of England.
He accepted the Bohemian crown in 1619, and was expelled from Bohemia in the following year.
www.nationalgallery.org.uk /cgi-bin/WebObjects.dll/CollectionPublisher.woa/wa/work?workNumber=NG6362   (205 words)

  
 Elizabeth: Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Princess Elizabeth of Bohemia (1618–1680) was the grand-daughter of James VI of Scotland and I of England.
She was one of a number of 17th-century princesses with an interest in philosophy, and she had a lengthy correspondence with Descartes.
Elizabeth’s sister, Sophia (1630–1714) became Electress of Hanover, and through her the English succession passed to her son, George I. Sophia was as interested in Leibniz’s philosophy as Elizabeth was in Descartes’.
www.philosophy.leeds.ac.uk /GMR/hmp/texts/modern/descartes/elizabeth/gmrintro.html   (196 words)

  
 The Laird o' Thistle
Elizabeth of Bohemia — one of whose portraits was shown among the recent sale items — was the only daughter of James VI and I of Scotland and Great Britain.
In 1619 Frederick and Elizabeth were chosen as King and Queen of Bohemia in an abortive election following the revolt that marked the beginning of the Thirty Years War.
Those years saw the coming of the Civil War in Britain, the execution of Elizabeth’s brother Charles I, and finally the restoration of her nephew Charles I. Her son Rupert became a particularly famous and rather glamorous Royalist general.
www.etoile.co.uk /Columns/Ken/051016.html   (1668 words)

  
 Benedict Spinoza - Ontology for The New Millennium, by Linda S. Schrigner
They migrated there following the flee of Elizabeth of Bohemia, daughter of King James I of England (1566 -1625), following the murder of her husband who had in the same year gone to the throne of Bohemia.
Elizabeth of Bohemia is known to have maintained contacts the rest of her life at The Hague with many people of the Rosicrucian movement, people who continued to revere and look after her personally, as well, including Francis Bacon, Michael Maier, and René Descartes.
James I was the son of Mary, Queen of Scots a devout Catholic, who was executed by Elizabeth I for a plot attempt to assassinate her and take over England.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Acropolis/2216/spinoza.htm   (4792 words)

  
 Borders - Feature - "The past keeps becoming relevant to the present": A Conversation with Jane Stevenson
Because, when the last of James II's daughters died (Queen Anne), the English reached back to Elizabeth of Bohemia, the sister of Charles I. George I, the first so-called "Hanoverian" king of England, was Elizabeth of Bohemia's grandson, by her youngest daughter.
But… if Elizabeth of Bohemia had made a second marriage—legitimate, Protestant, but secret—and had a son by this marriage, according to the sexist rules of the time, this son would have a claim over that of a daughter.
So the next thing was to research Elizabeth of Bohemia and find out what she was like, and then imagine a fl man who she might have fallen in love with.
www.bordersstores.com /features/feature.jsp?file=stevenson   (3373 words)

  
 Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia (1596-1662), Daughter of James I
Elizabeth was the eldest daughter of James I, King of England and Scotland.
He accepted the throne of Bohemia in 1619, but after a year reigning they were expelled by the army of Emperor Ferdinand II.
Elizabeth's courage in the face of disaster and her subsequent hardships in exile, combined with her beauty, made her a legend in England as 'The Winter Queen'.
www.npg.org.uk /live/search/person.asp?linkID=mp01455   (176 words)

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