Anne Corfitzdatter of Hardenberg (Anne Corfitzdatter Rønnow gift Hardenberg) (died 1588) was a Danish noblewoman. She served as a lady-in-waiting to the Dowager Queen Dorothea of Denmark from 1559–1572 and was the mistress to Frederick II, King of Denmark
Francois Clouet, Beatrix Pacheco. Paris 1572 She was lady-in-waiting of Queen Eleanore, wife of King François I, and daughter of the Duke of Escalona (sic. ed: actually great- granddaughter of the past duque).
Elizabeth Vernon, Countess of Southampton, wife of Henry Wriothesley, lady-in-waiting to Elizabeth I. Lady in Waiting-'A lady of a royal court appointed to serve or attend a Queen, Princess, or high ranking noblewoman. A Lady in Waiting was not quite a servant. Ladies in Waiting were considered 'noble companions' who, by their status and nobility, could better advise a woman of high station.
Tudor and Stuart Royals, a painting at Leeds Castle Henry VII; Henry VIII; Edward VI; Mary I; Elizabeth I; James I; Henry, Prince of Wales; Charles I; Anne of Denmark; Frederick V, King of Bohemia; Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia
A portrait drawing of Margaret, Lady Butts (c.1485-1545), wife of Sir William Butts, and daughter of John Bacon. She served as a lady-in-waiting to Princess Mary and belonged to the circle of Queen Katherine Parr.
Dyck, Anthony van (1599–1641) (after). Now reattributed to 'school of' , "Portrait of a Woman (possibly Dorothy Percy, Countess of Leicester or Anne Cecil, Countess of Northumberland" This work has now been re-identified as Olivia Boteler Porter; lady-in-waiting to Queen Henrietta and wife of Endymion Porter. Lamport Hal
1790 Princess Marie Joséphine Louise de Savoie comtesse de Provence Princess Marie Josephine Louise of Savoy, Countess of Provence, Titular Queen consort of France and of Navarre (Turin, 2 September 1753 – England, 13 November 1810) was the wife of the future King Louis XVIII
A Woman from Altmark, 1570 Melchior Lorch (Danish, ca. 1527–1583) Pen and brown ink 5 1/16 x 1 1/4 in. (12.9 x 3.2 cm) Monogrammed and dated, upper right: ML 1570; inscribed: Altte Marke Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1995 (1995.299)
Lady Elizabeth Knightley by Marcus Gheeraerts the younger.This lady's dress , restrained but very rich in terms of jewellery, seems to be typical of those ladies close to the Queen. The emblematic presence of a carnation, or gillyflower, and the serpent are noteworthy. Both were associated with the Queen.
A portrait of Elizabeth of Valois, eldest daughter of Henri II of France and Catherine de' Medici. Her father insisted she share her bedroom with her future sister-in-law, Mary, Queen of Scots; the 2 would remain close friends the rest of their lives. She married Philip II of Spain. Philip was so enchanted by his 14 year old bride that he gave up his mistress.