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 safety.
Isabel de Austria, Queen of Denmark, by the Master of the Legend of Mary Magdalene. Daughter of Juana la loca and Felipe el hermoso and sister to Carlos V. She was married to Christian II, King of Denmark. ~great site! interesting detail of trim on hood and gown c. 1515
16th century portrait of Sophie of Mecklenburg-Güstrow, granddaughter of Frederick I of Denmark and consort of Frederick II of Denmark, Sophie was born on 4 September 1557. Her second daughter, Anne, married James I of England, and their daughter Elizabeth is the ancestress of today's British royal family.