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Drottning Kristina - Wikipedia

Female Monarchs - Queen Christina Christina was Queen regnant of Sweden from 1632 to 1654 Christina was the only surviving legitimate child of King Gustav II Adolph and his wife Maria Eleonora of.

Catholic nun marking sister's habit for hemming. In case you ever wondered how nuns got their habits to fit.

Catholic nun marking sister's habit for hemming. In case you ever wondered how nuns got their habits to fit.

Nun from Vreta Monastery in Sweden

Nun from Vreta Monastery in Sweden. The first nunnery in Sweden, initially Benedictine and later Cistercian, and one of the oldest in Scandinavia

St Catherine supporting St Peter's Barque This statue of St Catherine, supporting the Church in the form of St Peter's boat (barque) is in the Dominican Sisters' Motherhouse of St Cecilia in Nashville, TN. | by Lawrence OP

St Catherine supporting St Peter's Barque This statue of St Catherine, supporting the Church in the form of St Peter's boat (barque) is in the Dominican Sisters' Motherhouse of St Cecilia in Nashville, TN.

Carthusian Nuns

For centuries, the Celtic nuns of Ireland wore white garments like those of their duridic predecessors rather than the traditional Roman Catholic black.

Medieval & Renaissance Church and Clerical Vestments

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medieval nuns clothing | ... portrait of Katerina Lemmel wearing the crown of a Brigittine nun

medieval nuns clothing | ... portrait of Katerina Lemmel wearing the crown of a Brigittine nun

Heliga Birgitta

Bridget of Sweden – was a mystic and saint, and founder of the Bridgettines nuns and monks. (from an altarpiece in Salem church, Södermanland, Sweden)