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Margaret of Anjou (1430 –1482) - wife of King Henry VI of England & daughter of René I of Naples & Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine. She claimed to be Queen consort of France (1445-1453). She was a main figure in the Wars of the Roses & at times personally led the Lancastrians. Due to the King's insanity, Margaret ruled the kingdom. She provided the spark that ignited the Wars of the Roses, decimated the old nobility of England, including her son Edward, Prince of Wales, at the Battle of…

Arbella Stuart was a direct descendant of King Henry VII of England. As the only child of Charles Stuart, Earl of Lennox and Elizabeth Cavendish, she was a grandchild of Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox and Margaret Douglas, who was, in turn, the daughter of Margaret Tudor, widow of James IV of Scotland, mother of James V of Scotland, and daughter of England's Henry VII. Margaret Douglas was the product of Margaret Tudor's second marriage, to Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus