Find out more about the greatest 16th Century Empresses & Queens, including Mary, Queen of Scots, Elizabeth I of England, Mary I of England, Catherine Parr and Anne Boleyn.
Mary, Queen of ScotsMary, Queen of Scots
08 December 1542, Scottish
Queen of Scotland
Elizabeth I of EnglandElizabeth I of England
07 September 1533, British
Queen of England

Mary I of EnglandMary I of England
18 February 1516, British
Queen of England and Ireland

Anne BoleynAnne Boleyn
1501 AD, British
Marquess of Pembroke

Catherine of AragonCatherine of Aragon
16 December 1485, British
Ambassador

Lady Jane GreyLady Jane Grey
1537 AD, British
Monarch
Catherine de' MediciCatherine de' Medici
13 April 1519, Italian
Queen of France

Margaret TudorMargaret Tudor
28 November 1489, Scottish
Queen Consort of Scotland

Catherine HowardCatherine Howard
1523 AD, British
Queen of England from (1540-1541)
Anne of ClevesAnne of Cleves
22 September 1515, German, British
Former Queen of England

Catherine ParrCatherine Parr
31 July 1512, British
Queen of England & Ireland
Mariam-uz-ZamaniMariam-uz-Zamani
1542 AD, Indian
Akbar's Third Wife

Joanna of CastileJoanna of Castile
06 November 1479, Spanish
Queen

Mary of GuiseMary of Guise
22 November 1515, French
Regent of Scotland

Marie de' Medici Marie de' Medici
26 April 1576, French
Queen consort of France and Navarre

Anne of DenmarkAnne of Denmark
12 December 1574, Danish, British
Queen of England
Margaret of France Margaret of Valois
14 May 1553, French
Queen consort of France

Isabella of PortugalIsabella of Portugal
24 October 1503, Spanish
Queen of Spain

Hausa Queen AminaHausa Queen Amina
1533 AD, Nigerian
Queen of Nigeria

Kösem SultanKösem Sultan
1589 AD, Turkish
Ottoman sultana
Mary Tudor, Queen of FranceMary Tudor, Queen of France
18 March 1496, French, British
Queen

Nur JahanNur Jahan
31 May 1577, Afghan, Indian
Empress
Elisabeth of ValoisElisabeth of Valois
02 April 1545, French
Queen of Spain

Nurbanu SultanNurbanu Sultan
1525 AD, Turkish
Sultan Selim II

Claude of FranceClaude of France
12 November 1547, German, French
French Princess
Margaret of YorkMargaret of York
03 May 1446, British
Politician

Rani DurgavatiRani Durgavati
05 October 1524, Indian
Queen
Eleanor of AustriaEleanor of Austria
15 November 1498, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Queen consort

Anne of BrittanyAnne of Brittany
25 January 1477, French
queen

Anna of Austria, Queen of SpainAnna of Austria, Queen of Spain
02 November 1549, Spanish
Queen
Rani KarnavatiRani Karnavati
Indian
Rana Sanga's wife, Princess

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Chand BibiChand Bibi
1550 AD, Indian
Regent and Warrior
Isabella of AustriaIsabella of Austria
18 July 1501, Belgian, Danish
Queen

Anna JagiellonAnna Jagiellon
18 October 1523, Polish
 

Louise of LorraineLouise of Lorraine
30 April 1553, French
Queen

Anne of Bohemia and HungaryAnne of Bohemia and Hungary
23 July 1503, Hungarian
Queen
Margaret of ParmaMargaret of Parma
05 July 1522, Belgian
Governor
Charlotte of AlbretCharlotte of Albret
1480 AD, French
French noblewoman

Bianca Maria SforzaBianca Maria Sforza
05 April 1472, Italian
Queen

Marie Eleonore of ClevesMarie Eleonore of Cleves
16 June 1550, German
Duchess

Anne of Foix-CandaleAnne of Foix-Candale
1484 AD, French
Queen
Germaine of FoixGermaine of Foix
1488 AD, French
Queen

Magdalene Sibylle of PrussiaMagdalene Sibylle of Prussia
31 December 1586, German
Aristocrat

Madeleine of ValoisMadeleine of Valois
10 August 1520, French
Princess

Sayyida al HurraSayyida al Hurra
1485 AD, Moroccan
Queen

Catherine of NavarreCatherine of Navarre
1468 AD, French
Queen
Caterina CornaroCaterina Cornaro
25 November 1454, Italian
Queen of Cyprus

Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of FranceElisabeth of Austria, Queen of France
05 July 1554, Austrian
Queen
Sophie of Mecklenburg-GüstrowSophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow
04 September 1557, Danish
Queen

Barbara RadziwillBarbara Radziwill
06 December 1520, Lithuanian, Polish
Queen

Maria of Austria, Duchess of Julich-Cleves-BergMaria of Austria, Duchess of Julich-Cleves-Berg
15 May 1531, German
Aristocrat
Sibylle of ClevesSibylle of Cleves
17 January 1512, German
Electress consort

Anna d'EsteAnna d'Este
16 November 1531, Italian
Princess
Beatrice of Portugal, Duchess of SavoyBeatrice of Portugal, Duchess of Savoy
31 December 1504, Portuguese
Princess

Elizabeth of AustriaElizabeth of Austria
09 July 1526, Austrian
Queen

Anna of TyrolAnna of Tyrol
04 October 1585, Austrian
Queen

Constance of AustriaConstance of Austria
24 December 1588, Lithuanian, Polish
Queen

Eleni of EthiopiaEleni of Ethiopia
Ethiopian
Queen
SuphankanlayaSuphankanlaya
1552 AD, Burmese
Princess

Ketevan the MartyrKetevan the Martyr
1560 AD, Georgian
Queen of Kakheti

Joanna of Aragon, Queen of NaplesJoanna of Aragon, Queen of Naples
15 April 1479, Italian
Queen

Blanche of MontferratBlanche of Montferrat
1472 AD, Italian
Duchess of Savoy
Anna of MecklenburgAnna of Mecklenburg
14 October 1533, German
Duchess

Erketu QatunErketu Qatun
1551 AD, Mongolian
Ruler