Dowager Duchess

Some articles on dowager duchess:

Catherine Howard - Biography - Early Life
... was sent to live in the household of her step-grandmother, the Dowager Duchess of Norfolk ... The Dowager Duchess presided over households at Chesworth House, near Horsham, and Norfolk House, at Lambeth, comprising numerous male and female attendants ... The Dowager Duchess was often at Court and seems to have taken little interest in the education and upbringing of her wards and young female attendants ...
Agnes Howard, Duchess Of Norfolk - Dowager Duchess
... The Dowager Duchess remained in favour after her husband's death ... On or about 25 January 1533 the King had already married the Dowager Duchess's step-granddaughter Anne Boleyn in a secret ceremony ... The Dowager Duchess bore Anne's train in the coronation procession, and was godmother at the christening of Anne's daughter, Princess Elizabeth ...
George I, Duke Of Brieg - Life
... Lubin but because all were minors, the regency was held by their mother, the Dowager Duchess Ludmila, who received from her late husband Brzeg and Oława as a widow's land (Oprawa wdowia) until ... Dowager Duchess Ludmila died in 1503 and their domains of Brzeg and Oława were inherited by his sons, who continued as co-rulers for another two years, until 1505, when they ... was succeeded by his brother Frederick II only in Brzeg, because Lubin was granted to Dowager Duchess Anna as Oprawa wdowia until her own death ...

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