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  • Ashlie Jensen

    A portrait of Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli. By Sofonisba Anguissola.

  • Erica Wiedemann

    Ana de Mendoza de la Cerda; Princess of Éboli,Countess of Mélito and Duchess of Pastrana. She was considered one of Spain’s greatest beauties, despite having lost an eye in a mock duel with a page when she was young.

  • Carolyn Turner

    A portrait of 16th century Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda. You can read more about her here: http://madameguillotine.org.uk/2012/02/25/ana-de-mendoza-y-de-la-cerda-princess-of-eboli/

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Ana de Mendoza - lived in the 1500s, lost an eye at 14 in a mock fencing duel. Ava's mother: I *told* you you'd put your eye out!

Doa Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda (1540-1592) Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda was an outrageously wealthy Spanish aristocrat, born on 29 June 1540. She was considered one of the greatest beauties of her day in Europe, even though she lost an eye in a sword fight with one of her fathers young pages.

Ana de Mendoza de la Cerda was a spanish aristocrat during the XVI century. She was one of the most talented women of her time, and even though she lost an eye during a fencing practice, she was considered one of the most beautiful ladies in the spanish court. Her haughty character and her love for luxury became her best presentation etiquette.

Ana de Mendoza de la Cerda Was a spanish aristocrat during the XVI century. She was one of the most talented women of her time, and even though she lost an eye during a fencing practice, she was considered one of the most beautiful ladies in the spanish court. Her haughty character and her love for luxury became her best presentation etiquette. (Copied and pasted from original source~)

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