“Tight silk sleeves, note length is to wrists, with delicate lace ruffles; lovely silk striped bow at center front of bodice, with matching lace ruff to edge of fichu. Miniature portrait pinned to breast. Sitter is showing off her collection of Intaglios (engraved gems which were a big hit with travelers in the 18thC). Portrait of a Lady, 1780-1789”

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Plate #19b - Fourteenth Century - England 1365, 1376 (Middle-Class Dress)

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Elisabeth of France (1602-1644) Queen consort of Spain & Portugal as wife of King Philip IV of Spain / eldest daughter of King Henry IV of France & Marie de' Medici. Elisabeth was renowned for her beauty, intelligence & noble personality, which made her very popular with the Spanish people. The new queen of Spain was aware her husband had mistresses & she herself was the subject of rumors about her relations w/ poet Peralta. When a fire broke out, Peralta carried the queen to a place of safe...

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Philippa of Hainault (1314-1369) Queen consort to: Edward III of England (1312-1377, ruled 1327-1377) Married: January 24, 1328 Coronation: March 4, 1330

Who Were the Plantagenet Queens of England?

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Rachel and Andrew Jackson

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portrait of Elizabeth Bathory

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Lucas de Here (?) English ladies http://demodecouture.com/wordpress/wp-contents/uploads/2012/01/English-lady-and-young-lady.jpg

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Painting of Princess Carola of Vasa two years before her marriage, 1851

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Royal Portraits-Queen Carlotta Joaquina of Portugal

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Portrait of Anna Buchner, née Lindacker by Lucas Cranach the Elder, c. 1520 Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Portrait of Anna Buchner, née Lindacker

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Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603). Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn were her parents. House of Tudor. 1st cousin 13 times removed to Queen Elizabeth II. Reign: 44 yrs, 4 mos, 5 days. Succeeded by her 3rd cousin, James, of Scotland. The movie with Kate Blanchett as Queen Liz I was incredible!

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Caroline of Ansbach (1683 - 1737). Princess of Wales from 1714 to 1727, when she became queen. She was married to George II and had several children.

Caroline of Ansbach

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Working class Tudor dress

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King James I (1603-1625). House of Stuart. 9th great-grandfather to Elizabeth II. Son of Mary Queen of Scots. He was descended through the Scottish kings from Robert the Bruce, and the English Tudors through his great grandmother Margaret Tudor sister of Henry VIII. Reign: 22 yrs, 3 days. Succeeded by son Charles.

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James IV (1473 - 1513). King of Scotland from 1488 to his death in 1513. He is regarded as the most successful of the Stewart monarchs. He was last monarch of Scotland to be killed in battle. He died in the Battle of Flodden Field when he tried to invade England. He married Margaret Tudor and had four sons.

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Feb 12, 1554 Lady Jane Grey, the Queen of England for thirteen days, is beheaded on Tower Hill. She was barely 17 years old.

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The Marchioness of Dorset (1487–1541) by British (English) School Date painted: c.1555 Margaret Wotton, Marchioness of Dorset was the second wife of Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquess of Dorset, and grandmother to Lady Jane Grey who was beheaded. This painting is based upon a drawing by Holbein

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July fashions, 1875 France, L’Élégance Parisienne

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March ballgown, 1875 France, L’Élégance Parisienne

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Elizabeth, Lady Throckmorton Raleigh (1565-1647) was Sir Walter Raleigh's wife, & Lady of Privy Chamber to Queen Elizabeth I of England. Their secret marriage precipitated a long period of royal disfavour for Raleigh. In1592, the couple married without royal permission. The Queen summoned Raleigh back from Panama & imprisoned both him and Bess in the Tower of London in June 1592. Sir Walter was released from the Tower in Aug 1592. Bess in Dec of 1592 and joined her husband at his Devon estat...

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Princess Mary Tudor: Sister to Henry VIII, eventual Queen of France, then eventual Mrs. Charles Brandon

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Jacoba Vetter ca. 1816-37 Charles Howard Hodges

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1535 PARMIGIANINO Portrait of a Young Lady

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