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  1. The Gybson Boy

    What is the Evolution of English Cities like in an English victory in the Hundred Years War?

    The city of London in the 15th century Let's say Henry V lives in 1422 and is able to win the Hundred Years' War sometime between 1425 and 1428, Charles VII is captured, Joan of Arc continues her life as a simple peasant in Bar, and the Plantagenets manage to establish themselves as Kings of...
  2. kasumigenx

    The monk’s web - Second Crusade Occitan timeline
    Threadmarks: A change of plans or a change of heart

    On 1145, Louis VII would decide not to do a crusade unless he has a male heir and focused on siring a male heir before he would join the crusade which is known in history as the Second Crusade, what Louis would do instead is to suggest Innocent II to annul the marriage of Constance of France and...
  3. Soldiers of the Queen - An England Story
    Threadmarks: Teaser - The Letter

    The Letter It was a crisp autumn evening. The little lorry rattled over the tiny railway crossing and into the courtyard. Out stepped two men, one short and fat, the other long and thin. They strode out towards the farmhouse, dropped a letter into the slot, and rang the doorbell. Ding-dong...
  4. Catherine of Aragon dies in 1511.

    I have seen many threads talk about the implications of Catherine of Aragon dying along with Arthur, Prince of Wales or after the birth of Mary Tudor, but I haven't seen many that portray her death in 1511. In this TL, I speculate she'd die shortly after giving birth to Henry Tudor, Duke of...
  5. kasumigenx

    Line of the Young King
    Threadmarks: William, son of Henry the Young King

    On 1189, on the death of Henry II, he would be succeeded by his grandson, William III of England, the son of Henry the Young King and Margaret, Queen of Hungary, he is 12 years old at this time, he needed three years to reach his majority. Richard of England is made as regent and freed his...
  6. Henry VI of England and Margaret of Anjou have a daughter

    Lets say in 1454, Henry and Margaret have a daughter named Catherine of England, a year after the birth of their first child, Edward of Lancaster. Can Catherine be married off for an alliance to ensure that the Lancaster's remain on the throne of England? (Wild-card for Edward IV who will not...
  7. RangrimRumneheim

    A Royal Massacre/Capture at Poitiers, AKA the Three Dauphins Remain

    Since starting my account a few weeks I have, in between school and course work, thinking of what to write first. My main idea has been a timeline involving a POD with an altered Battle of Poitiers in which the Dauphins Charles (OTL Charles V) and Louis, and John (of Berry), as well as the...
  8. House of Wessex: A Tale of an Alternate Battle of Hastings
    Threadmarks: Chapter I

    Battle of Hastings, 16 October, 1066, Harold Godwinson, Rightful King of England, gazes on the scene before him: the ships of William of Normandy burning, his army scattered and William Dead, slain by an arrow. The battle of two days ago had lasted for over seven hours until the English...
  9. Charles II of England and Catherine of Braganza have children.

    In OTL, Catherine of Braganza, Queen Consort of England was said to have miscarried three times at the very least, and the only surviving legitimate children Charles ever had were with his many mistresses. Thus after his death, Charles's younger brother, James Stuart, Duke of York succeeded him...
  10. Mary, Queen of Scots born. . . male?

    In OTL, Mary Stuart was born the daughter of James V of Scotland and Marie d'Guise on the 8th December 1542. She would become Queen Regnant of Scotland at six days old, and would marry four times, though notably to her first husband, Francis II of France, whom was one of the driving factors in...
  11. kasumigenx

    Life and Legacy of Adelaide of Flanders, Countess of Flanders, Princess of Denmark, Titular Queen of Denmark, and Queen of England(1128-1204)
    Threadmarks: Birth of Adelaide of Flanders

    On 1128, Margaret of Clermont would give birth to a daughter named Adelaide of Flanders, her daughter with Charles I of Flanders, she is a granddaughter of Canute IV and a claimant to Denmark and Flanders, she is an attractive heiress and she would rival Eleanor of Aquitaine, the Queen of France...
  12. What if the Anglo-Saxons never converted to Christianity?

    Let's start with a point of divergence. We will say that either the Augustine mission sent to preach amongst the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms by Pope Gregory The Great either fails miserably within a few short years, or is never called at all. Instead the Anglo-Saxons remain largely pagan. Perhaps...
  13. kasumigenx

    Ida, Countess of Boulogne, Queen of England
    Threadmarks: The wedding and marriage

    On 1186, after learning that Ida, Countess of Boulogne is widowed twice, Henry II would want his youngest son to marry Ida, Countess of Boulogne in order to give England closer ties with the county of Boulogne, the marriage would have angered the King of France, Philip II but the King of France...
  14. WI: Margaret of York has a son

    In OTL, Margaret of York, daughter of Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York and Cecily Neville had a childless marriage with Charles the Bold. But what if Margaret had given birth to a son in 1473, named Phillip (after Charles' father). What would be the butterflies of this occurrence...
  15. Richard II of England has an heir.

    Richard of Bordeux (The Last Plantagenet King from the main branch) has a son with either Anne of Bohemia or Isabella of Valois named Edward (After Edward the Black Prince). Will he still get deposed? Henry Boilingbroke won't have much of a claim as before being a son of Gaunt, or maybe it's...
  16. All queens who had no sons had a son in 1510

    What if Catherine of Aragon had given birth to a son in 1510 Anne, Duchess of Brittany, gave birth to a son (twin René). Germaine de Foix, Queen of Aragon, had a son, Juan
  17. The death of Henry VIII, Catherine of Aragon, and Anne Boleyn because of Sickness outbreak of June 1528? What kind of butterflies could that have?

    The death of Henry VIII, Catherine of Aragon, and Anne Boleyn because of Sweating Sickness outbreak of June 1528? What kind of butterflies could that have
  18. TheWitheredStriker

    WI/AHQ: Independent Scotland, longer-living Edward VI

    The most recent idea that entered my head as of late involves keeping Scotland independent from England and making it a decent power in its own right. For this to happen, the accession of James VI (I) to the English throne in 1603 absolutely has to be avoided. Since Elizabeth I would probably...
  19. Euphemios

    How would Hannoverian Calais look like?

    Mary I lost Calais in a war with the French during her reign historically, with the English never to return to France territorially. What if it had been kept, or even regained later? What is the latest time that the English could reclaim it? Could a worse Napoleonic France be punished thus, as...
  20. SunZi

    La Gastonnade — TL of another "Grand Siècle"
    Threadmarks: Chronology

    LA GASTONNADE ___________________________________________ What if Gaston d'Orléans become King of France ? “ Jamais règne ne fut plus doux, plus tranquille, ni plus heureux que l'a été le sien ; et, en vérité, de semblables princes devraient naître un peu plus souvent, ou ne point mourir...
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