13: Anne of Denmark

Anne of Denmark (1574-1619) was the second daughter of a loving family in Denmark, who had the misfortune to be married off to King James VI of Scotland AKA the second-worst man in British history (see: witch burnings, colonizing, translating the Bible to be more misogynistic, overall messiness).

Her life story includes: SO much drama, a super secret sexy religious conversion, NUMEROUS fabulous jewellery and fashion moments, and one majorly impressive grand entrance.


This is the article I reference about if Anne was the super secret sexy Catholic patron of the Gunpowder Plot: https://www.historyextra.com/period/stuart/anne-of-denmark-queen-james-vi-i-wife-life/

And this is the article I wrote for Bitch magazine about how James I/VI was literally the worst: https://www.bitchmedia.org/article/what-17th-century-witch-burnings-teach-us-about-evangelical-extremism

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