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

Anne BoleynAnne Boleyn
1501 AD, British
Marquess of Pembroke

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

Catherine of AragonCatherine of Aragon
16 December 1485, British

Lady Jane GreyLady Jane Grey
1537 AD, British
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 de' MediciCatherine de' Medici
13 April 1519, Italian
Queen of France
Catherine ParrCatherine Parr
31 July 1512, British
Queen of England & Ireland

1542 AD, Indian
Akbar's Third Wife
Margaret TudorMargaret Tudor
28 November 1489, Scottish
Queen Consort of Scotland

Joanna of CastileJoanna of Castile
06 November 1479, Spanish

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

Isabella I of CastileIsabella I of Castile
22 April 1451, Spanish
Kösem SultanKösem Sultan
1589 AD, Turkish
Ottoman sultana

Nurbanu SultanNurbanu Sultan
1525 AD, Turkish
Sultan Selim II
1501 AD, Mexican, American
Native American princess

Anne of BrittanyAnne of Brittany
25 January 1477, French

Rani DurgavatiRani Durgavati
05 October 1524, Indian
Christina of DenmarkChristina of Denmark
31 October 1521, Danish

Anna JagiellonAnna Jagiellon
18 October 1523, Polish
Rani KarnavatiRani Karnavati
Rana Sanga's wife, Princess

Chand BibiChand Bibi
1550 AD, Indian
Regent and Warrior

Charlotte of AlbretCharlotte of Albret
1480 AD, French
French noblewoman
Queen MaryQueen Mary
18 February 1516, British
Politician, Queen

Margaret of ParmaMargaret of Parma
05 July 1522, Belgian
Joanna of Aragon, Queen of NaplesJoanna of Aragon, Queen of Naples
15 April 1479, Italian

Caterina CornaroCaterina Cornaro
25 November 1454, Italian
Queen of Cyprus

Margaret of FranceMargaret of France
14 May 1553, French