Monday, 2 July 2018

282) Hürrem Sultan

Hürrem Sultan (c. 1502 - 1558), also known as Roxelana. Favourite and later the chief consort and legal wife of Ottoman Sultan Süleyman the Magnificent.
"As the Sultan took a stroll through his harem, he caught sight of her beauty, her red hair, and chose her to warm his bed that night."
"One such captive was a girl of fair complexion with reddish-blonde hair, making her a valuable prize and a worthy gift for the sultan."
"She was described as a beautiful woman who stood out in a crowd sue to her flaming red hair."

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