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  • morceaux choisis

    Ana de Mendoza de la Cerda, princesa de Éboli, condesa de Mélito y duquesa de

  • Christine Amisano

    Wonderful portrait of Doña Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda, Princess of Éboli (1540-1592). Artist unknown. She lost an eye in a mock fencing duel when she was 14, and she spent her last 13 years in prison after (allegedly) revealing state secrets...via Theory of Disease

  • Heather Jean Skalwold

    Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda, Princesa de Eboli - a member of the Spanish Aristocracy in the 16th century. Despite having lost one of her eyes in a fencing accident as a teen, she was considered to be one of the most beautiful women in all of Spain.

  • Julie Coulton

    Ana de Mendoza de la Cerda. The eye patch.

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Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli. Although she may have been blind in one eye, the Princess of Éboli was considered very attractive.

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