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
Catherine of AragonCatherine of Aragon
16 December 1485, British

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

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

Lady Jane GreyLady Jane Grey
1537 AD, British
Elizabeth I of EnglandElizabeth I of England
07 September 1533, British
Queen of England

Catherine HowardCatherine Howard
1523 AD, British
Queen of England from (1540-1541)

Catherine de' MediciCatherine de' Medici
13 April 1519, Italian
Queen of France
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
Joanna of CastileJoanna of Castile
06 November 1479, Spanish

1542 AD, Indian
Akbar's Third Wife

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

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

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

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

Queen MaryQueen Mary
18 February 1516, British
Politician, Queen
Elizabeth IElizabeth I
07 September 1533, British

Kösem SultanKösem Sultan
1589 AD, Turkish
Ottoman sultana
Nur JahanNur Jahan
31 May 1577, Afghan, Indian

1501 AD, Mexican, American
Native American princess

Nurbanu SultanNurbanu Sultan
1525 AD, Turkish
Sultan Selim II
Rani DurgavatiRani Durgavati
05 October 1524, Indian

Anne of BrittanyAnne of Brittany
25 January 1477, French
Chand BibiChand Bibi
1550 AD, Indian
Regent and Warrior

Rani KarnavatiRani Karnavati
Rana Sanga's wife, Princess

Anna JagiellonAnna Jagiellon
18 October 1523, Polish
Charlotte of AlbretCharlotte of Albret
1480 AD, French
French noblewoman

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Margaret of ParmaMargaret of Parma
05 July 1522, Belgian
Sayyida al HurraSayyida al Hurra
1485 AD, Moroccan

Caterina CornaroCaterina Cornaro
25 November 1454, Italian
Queen of Cyprus

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

Erketu QatunErketu Qatun
1551 AD, Mongolian