LEONOR PLANTAGENET REINA DE CASTILLA also known as Eleanor of England (1162 – 1214) - was Queen of Castile and Toledo as wife of Alfonso VIII of Castile. She was a daughter of Henry II of England and his wife, Duchess Eleanor of Aquitaine.  Eleanor best inherited her mother's political influence. She was almost as powerful as her husband, who specified in his will that she was to rule alongside their son in the event of his death. by samanthasam
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samanthasam LEONOR PLANTAGENET REINA DE CASTILLA also known as Eleanor of England (1162 – 1214) - was Queen of Castile and Toledo as wife of Alfonso VIII of Castile. She was a daughter of Henry II of England and his wife, Duchess Eleanor of Aquitaine. Eleanor best inherited her mother's political influence. She was almost as powerful as her husband, who specified in his will that she was to rule alongside their son in the event of his death.
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Eleanor of Aquitaine (c.1122 – 1204)  Eleanor was one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages. Duchess of Aquitaine in her own right, she would go onto become queen-consort of France and later queen of England.    Eleanor was the elder daughter of William, tenth Duke of Aquitaine. The exact date of her birth is unknown, but she was raised in one of Europe's most cultured courts and given an excellent education. She later became an by proteamundi
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proteamundi Eleanor of Aquitaine (c.1122 – 1204) Eleanor was one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages. Duchess of Aquitaine in her own right, she would go onto become queen-consort of France and later queen of England. Eleanor was the elder daughter of William, tenth Duke of Aquitaine. The exact date of her birth is unknown, but she was raised in one of Europe's most cultured courts and given an excellent education. She later became an
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Nice portrait of Eleanor of Aquitaine, holding her rock crystal vase. It was given to her by her grandfather, William IX of Aquitaine, and she later gave it to Louis VII as a wedding present. It still survives, and is on display in the Louvre museum. Eleanor of Aquitaine by *dashinvaine on deviantART by Morwen
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Morwen Nice portrait of Eleanor of Aquitaine, holding her rock crystal vase. It was given to her by her grandfather, William IX of Aquitaine, and she later gave it to Louis VII as a wedding present. It still survives, and is on display in the Louvre museum. Eleanor of Aquitaine by *dashinvaine on deviantART
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King Alfonso XIII and Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain. Victoria Eugenie was a carrier of the blood disease haemophilia. Born as princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg she was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of England. The spanish people fell for her beauty, and nicknamed her "La Reina Hermosa" (=the beautiful queen). Her grandson Juan Carlos is the present king of Spain. by josefina
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josefina King Alfonso XIII and Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain. Victoria Eugenie was a carrier of the blood disease haemophilia. Born as princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg she was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of England. The spanish people fell for her beauty, and nicknamed her "La Reina Hermosa" (=the beautiful queen). Her grandson Juan Carlos is the present king of Spain.
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Eleanor of Aquitaine: The only woman to be a Queen of both England and France. She was married to Henry II of England, and mother of Richard the Lionhearted & his scheming brother, later King John. Eleanor & Henry had a tumultuous marriage; even after that marriage fell apart, Eleanor had a very eventful life. For a glimpse into her marriage to Henry II, see the classic movie, "The Lion in Winter" (1968), with Peter O'Toole and Katherine Hepburn in the starring roles. by willie
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willie Eleanor of Aquitaine: The only woman to be a Queen of both England and France. She was married to Henry II of England, and mother of Richard the Lionhearted & his scheming brother, later King John. Eleanor & Henry had a tumultuous marriage; even after that marriage fell apart, Eleanor had a very eventful life. For a glimpse into her marriage to Henry II, see the classic movie, "The Lion in Winter" (1968), with Peter O'Toole and Katherine Hepburn in the starring roles.
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Isabelle, Daughter of France (1389-1409). She was the daughter of King Charles VI of France and his wife, Elisabeth of Bavaria-Ingolstadt. She was Queen of England (1396-1399) as the wife of King Richard II; Duchess of Orléans (1406-1409) as the wife of Charles, Duke of Orléans. Her only child was Jeanne of Orléans, Princess of the Blood. [19th century portrait.] by debra
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debra Isabelle, Daughter of France (1389-1409). She was the daughter of King Charles VI of France and his wife, Elisabeth of Bavaria-Ingolstadt. She was Queen of England (1396-1399) as the wife of King Richard II; Duchess of Orléans (1406-1409) as the wife of Charles, Duke of Orléans. Her only child was Jeanne of Orléans, Princess of the Blood. [19th century portrait.]
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Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scotland as wife of James I. She was present when her husband was assassinated in 1437, and was also a target. She was injured but managed to escape, assuming the regency for her young son, James II. She was the great, great grandmother of Mary, Queen of Scots. Joan was the half niece of Henry IV of England and a granddaughter of John of Gaunt & Katherine Swynford, the last Duke & Duchess of Lancaster by liliana
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liliana Joan Beaufort, Queen of Scotland as wife of James I. She was present when her husband was assassinated in 1437, and was also a target. She was injured but managed to escape, assuming the regency for her young son, James II. She was the great, great grandmother of Mary, Queen of Scots. Joan was the half niece of Henry IV of England and a granddaughter of John of Gaunt & Katherine Swynford, the last Duke & Duchess of Lancaster
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Katharine of Aragon (16 December 1485 – 7 January 1536),was Queen consort of England as the first wife of King Henry VIII of England and Princess of Wales as the wife to Arthur, Prince of Wales. In 1507, she also held the position of Ambassador for the Spanish Court in England when her father found himself without one, becoming the first female ambassador in European history. by lilian
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lilian Katharine of Aragon (16 December 1485 – 7 January 1536),was Queen consort of England as the first wife of King Henry VIII of England and Princess of Wales as the wife to Arthur, Prince of Wales. In 1507, she also held the position of Ambassador for the Spanish Court in England when her father found himself without one, becoming the first female ambassador in European history.
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Cecily Neville, Duchess of York (3 May 1415 – 31 May 1495)[1] was an English noblewoman, the wife of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and the mother of two Kings of England, Edward IV and Richard III. Cecily Neville was known as "the Rose of Raby", because she was born at Raby Castle in Durham, and "Proud Cis", because of her pride and a temper that went with it, although she was also known for her piety. She herself signed her name "Cecylle". by joann
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joann Cecily Neville, Duchess of York (3 May 1415 – 31 May 1495)[1] was an English noblewoman, the wife of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York, and the mother of two Kings of England, Edward IV and Richard III. Cecily Neville was known as "the Rose of Raby", because she was born at Raby Castle in Durham, and "Proud Cis", because of her pride and a temper that went with it, although she was also known for her piety. She herself signed her name "Cecylle".
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ANNE OF CLEVES (1515-1557), Queen of England, fourth wife of Henry VIII, King of England, daughter of John, Duke of Cleves, and Mary, was born on the 22nd of September 1515. Her father was the leader of the German Protestants, and the princess, after the death of Jane Seymour, was regarded by Cromwell as a suitable wife for Henry VIII. by aileen
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aileen ANNE OF CLEVES (1515-1557), Queen of England, fourth wife of Henry VIII, King of England, daughter of John, Duke of Cleves, and Mary, was born on the 22nd of September 1515. Her father was the leader of the German Protestants, and the princess, after the death of Jane Seymour, was regarded by Cromwell as a suitable wife for Henry VIII.
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Catherine, Daughter of France (1401-1437). She was a daughter of King Charles VI and his wife, Elisabeth of Bavaria-Ingolstadt. She was Queen of England (1420-1422) as the wife of King Henry V; the companion and possible wife (c. 1431-1437) of Owain ap Maredudd ap Tudur. Her surviving children were King Henry VI of England, Edmund Tudor The 1st Earl of Richmond, Jasper Tudor The 1st Duke of Bedford, and Thomas, Owen, Tacinda, and Margaret Tudor. [19th century portrait] by debra
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debra Catherine, Daughter of France (1401-1437). She was a daughter of King Charles VI and his wife, Elisabeth of Bavaria-Ingolstadt. She was Queen of England (1420-1422) as the wife of King Henry V; the companion and possible wife (c. 1431-1437) of Owain ap Maredudd ap Tudur. Her surviving children were King Henry VI of England, Edmund Tudor The 1st Earl of Richmond, Jasper Tudor The 1st Duke of Bedford, and Thomas, Owen, Tacinda, and Margaret Tudor. [19th century portrait]
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Berengaria of Navarre c. 1165–1170 – 23 December 1230) was Queen of the English as the wife of King Richard I of England. She was the eldest daughter of King Sancho VI of Navarre and Sancha of Castile. As is the case with many of the medieval queens consort of the Kingdom of England, relatively little is known of her life. The early 20th Century Cunard passenger liner RMS Berengaria was named in her honour, the first Cunard ship to be named for a British queen. by debra
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debra Berengaria of Navarre c. 1165–1170 – 23 December 1230) was Queen of the English as the wife of King Richard I of England. She was the eldest daughter of King Sancho VI of Navarre and Sancha of Castile. As is the case with many of the medieval queens consort of the Kingdom of England, relatively little is known of her life. The early 20th Century Cunard passenger liner RMS Berengaria was named in her honour, the first Cunard ship to be named for a British queen.
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Known historically as 'Juana la loca', Juana of Castile, sister to Catherine of Aragon (first wife of Henry VIII). She became Queen regnant of Castile upon the death of her mother Isabella I. Her father & husband more than likely conspired to have her declared insane (thus unfit to rule) due to her flair for dramatic outburts. Upon the death of her husband, she went into lifetime mourning, locked in a tower by her son for the rest of her life (still being the Queen of Castile until her death). by jody
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jody Known historically as 'Juana la loca', Juana of Castile, sister to Catherine of Aragon (first wife of Henry VIII). She became Queen regnant of Castile upon the death of her mother Isabella I. Her father & husband more than likely conspired to have her declared insane (thus unfit to rule) due to her flair for dramatic outburts. Upon the death of her husband, she went into lifetime mourning, locked in a tower by her son for the rest of her life (still being the Queen of Castile until her death).
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Anne Boleyn Sapphire Tiara Anne Boleyn was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right by Destiny's Dreamer
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Destiny's Dreamer Anne Boleyn Sapphire Tiara Anne Boleyn was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right
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Eleanor of Aquitaine 1122-1204  The first Queen of France. Two of her sons Richard and John went on to become Kings of England. Educated, beautiful and highly articulate, Eleanor influenced the politics of western Europe through her alliances and influence over her sons. by jacklyn
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jacklyn Eleanor of Aquitaine 1122-1204 The first Queen of France. Two of her sons Richard and John went on to become Kings of England. Educated, beautiful and highly articulate, Eleanor influenced the politics of western Europe through her alliances and influence over her sons.
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Prince Harry enjoys his role as a pageboy alongside his cousin Eleanor Fellowes at the wedding of his uncle, Viscount Althorp, to Victoria Lockwood on September 17, 1989 in Althorp, England. by abbyy
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abbyy Prince Harry enjoys his role as a pageboy alongside his cousin Eleanor Fellowes at the wedding of his uncle, Viscount Althorp, to Victoria Lockwood on September 17, 1989 in Althorp, England.
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Letter from Princess Mary to Jane Seymour, 1536 A letter from Princess Mary (Henry VIII’s daughter) to her stepmother Jane Seymour (third wife of Henry VIII). Dates to 1536, the year of Jane’s marriage to the king and when Mary and her father reconciled after she initially refused to recognise his first annulment, her illegitimate state and his position as head of the Church of England. Within the letter Mary thanks Jane for her aid and asks her to continue to speak well of her to the k... by francis
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francis Letter from Princess Mary to Jane Seymour, 1536 A letter from Princess Mary (Henry VIII’s daughter) to her stepmother Jane Seymour (third wife of Henry VIII). Dates to 1536, the year of Jane’s marriage to the king and when Mary and her father reconciled after she initially refused to recognise his first annulment, her illegitimate state and his position as head of the Church of England. Within the letter Mary thanks Jane for her aid and asks her to continue to speak well of her to the k...
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Queen Meritaten, was the oldest daughter of Akhenaten and Nefertiti. She was the wife of Smenkhkare. She also may have ruled Egypt in her own right as pharaoh and is one the possible candidates of being the pharaoh, Neferneferuaten, although the fact that her name appears alongside that of Neferneferuaten in one inscription makes this less likely. by proteamundi
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proteamundi Queen Meritaten, was the oldest daughter of Akhenaten and Nefertiti. She was the wife of Smenkhkare. She also may have ruled Egypt in her own right as pharaoh and is one the possible candidates of being the pharaoh, Neferneferuaten, although the fact that her name appears alongside that of Neferneferuaten in one inscription makes this less likely.
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Henry II and Eleanor's second daughter, Eleanor, called Leonor, became queen of Castile, modern day Spain, after marrying Alphonso. Her daughter, Blanche, chosen by Eleanor of Aquitane, would become queen of France by leigh
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leigh Henry II and Eleanor's second daughter, Eleanor, called Leonor, became queen of Castile, modern day Spain, after marrying Alphonso. Her daughter, Blanche, chosen by Eleanor of Aquitane, would become queen of France
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Eleanore of Austria (1498-1558), daughter of Philip of Austria and his wife Joanna of Castile. She was first married to Manuel I of Portugal and second to Francois I of France. She had 2 children, by joann
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joann Eleanore of Austria (1498-1558), daughter of Philip of Austria and his wife Joanna of Castile. She was first married to Manuel I of Portugal and second to Francois I of France. She had 2 children,
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Seal of Eleanor of Aquitaine by samanthasam
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samanthasam Seal of Eleanor of Aquitaine
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Today(9/3) in 1189, Richard I of England is crowned at Westminster Abbey. Richard was the son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Of the 9 years he was king, 'the Lionheart' only spent about 6 months in England, spending the remainder of his reign either campaigning in France or on the Third Crusade. His Queen, Berengaria of Navarre, never stepped foot in England. This is a 13th century image of Richard being anointed. by sheryl
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sheryl Today(9/3) in 1189, Richard I of England is crowned at Westminster Abbey. Richard was the son of Henry II of England and Eleanor of Aquitaine. Of the 9 years he was king, 'the Lionheart' only spent about 6 months in England, spending the remainder of his reign either campaigning in France or on the Third Crusade. His Queen, Berengaria of Navarre, never stepped foot in England. This is a 13th century image of Richard being anointed.
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Hine-nui-te-Po, the Polynesian goddess of night, darkness, and death; the queen of the underworld. She is called 'Great Lady of the Night', daughter of Tane and Hina. When she learned that Tane, who took her as his wife, was also her father, she fled to the underworld where she rules ever since. by amparo
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amparo Hine-nui-te-Po, the Polynesian goddess of night, darkness, and death; the queen of the underworld. She is called 'Great Lady of the Night', daughter of Tane and Hina. When she learned that Tane, who took her as his wife, was also her father, she fled to the underworld where she rules ever since.
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Leed's castle--Built in 1119, updated by King Henry VIII for his first wife, Catherine of Aragon; Elizabeth was imprisioned there as a young woman. by jeri
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jeri Leed's castle--Built in 1119, updated by King Henry VIII for his first wife, Catherine of Aragon; Elizabeth was imprisioned there as a young woman.
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Ahmose-Nefertari of Ancient Egypt, the first Queen of the 18th Dynasty. She was a daughter of Seqenenre Tao II and Ahhotep I, and royal sister and the great royal wife of pharaoh, Ahmose I. She was the mother of king Amenhotep I and may have served as his regent when he was young. Ahmose-Nefertari was deified after her death. by francis
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francis Ahmose-Nefertari of Ancient Egypt, the first Queen of the 18th Dynasty. She was a daughter of Seqenenre Tao II and Ahhotep I, and royal sister and the great royal wife of pharaoh, Ahmose I. She was the mother of king Amenhotep I and may have served as his regent when he was young. Ahmose-Nefertari was deified after her death.
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Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, daughter of the Grand Duchess Alice and the Grand Duke Louis IV, grand-daughter of Queen Victoria. She married Louis Battenberg, her Aunt Beatrice's brother-in-law. Her daughter, Princess Andrew of Greece, was the mother of Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, making Victoria (picture) his great-grandmother. Later she was known as the Marchioness of Milford-Haven. by doenapple
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doenapple Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, daughter of the Grand Duchess Alice and the Grand Duke Louis IV, grand-daughter of Queen Victoria. She married Louis Battenberg, her Aunt Beatrice's brother-in-law. Her daughter, Princess Andrew of Greece, was the mother of Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, making Victoria (picture) his great-grandmother. Later she was known as the Marchioness of Milford-Haven.
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Tesla actually got his love of inventing from his mother, who was a talented inventor herself and built various household gadgets and appliances from scratch.  He often cited her as his biggest influence and expressed regret that she wasn’t able to get an education due to the patriarchal culture she grew up in. by DJ Steve
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DJ Steve Tesla actually got his love of inventing from his mother, who was a talented inventor herself and built various household gadgets and appliances from scratch.  He often cited her as his biggest influence and expressed regret that she wasn’t able to get an education due to the patriarchal culture she grew up in.
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Queen Elizabeth's Tomb  She became Queen in 1558 at the age of 25. Considered by many to be the greatest monarch in English history. She was the daughter of King Henry VIII and his second wife Anne Boleyn. by joann
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joann Queen Elizabeth's Tomb She became Queen in 1558 at the age of 25. Considered by many to be the greatest monarch in English history. She was the daughter of King Henry VIII and his second wife Anne Boleyn.
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Isabella I  was Queen of Castile and León (Crown of Castile). She and her husband, Ferdinand II of Aragon, brought stability to the kingdoms that became the basis for the unification of Spain. She had five children that lived beyond infancy: Isabella, Queen of Portugal, John Prince of Asturias, Joanna of Castile, Maria, Queen of Portugal, Catherine Queen of England by jody
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jody Isabella I was Queen of Castile and León (Crown of Castile). She and her husband, Ferdinand II of Aragon, brought stability to the kingdoms that became the basis for the unification of Spain. She had five children that lived beyond infancy: Isabella, Queen of Portugal, John Prince of Asturias, Joanna of Castile, Maria, Queen of Portugal, Catherine Queen of England
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Eleanor of Toledo by cristina
May 15 - St. Dymphna was the daughter of a Celtic chieftain, Damon, and his beautiful wife, a devoted Christian. Damon loved and admired his holy wife, who was popular and beloved amongst their people. She raised Dymphna as a Christian. In her spiritual development, Dymphna had a friend and confidant, an elderly priest named, Gerebran. by angelina
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angelina May 15 - St. Dymphna was the daughter of a Celtic chieftain, Damon, and his beautiful wife, a devoted Christian. Damon loved and admired his holy wife, who was popular and beloved amongst their people. She raised Dymphna as a Christian. In her spiritual development, Dymphna had a friend and confidant, an elderly priest named, Gerebran.
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