ELIZABETH LEYBURNE (1536 - 1567) married first, in 1555, Thomas Dacre, 4th baron Dacre of the North (c.1526-July 25, 1566). After his death she was secretly married to Thomas Howard, 4th duke of Norfolk (1538 - 1572) on January 29, 1567 at her mother’s house in London. She died in childbed the following September and the child died also. Portrait: possibly the work c.1560 attributed to Hans Eworth and called the Duchess of Norfolk.

Portrait Of Thomas Howard, Third Duke Of Norfolk (1473-1553), C.1520 - Hans Holbein The Younger Prints - Easyart.com

Mary FitzAlan, Duchess of Norfolk (1540-1557) First wife of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk

Amanda Cavendish née Heywood-Lonsdale (1944), Duchess of Devonshire. Married to Peregrine 12th Duke

Georgina Fitzalan-Howard née Gore (1962), Duchess of Norfolk. Married to Edward William Fitzalan-Howard, 18th Duke of Norfolk

Gregory Fiennes Baron Dacre by Hans Eworth oil on panel, 1559

Anne St. John, Daughter of Anne Leighton, Great-Great Granddaughter of Mary Boleyn. Anne St. John was born on November 5, 1614, the second child and eldest daughter of Sir John St John and his wife Anne Leighton.

Frances Spencer-Churchill née Vane (1822-1899), Duchess of Marlborough. Married to John 7th Duke

Agnes Howard née Tilney, Duchess of Norfolk (c. 1477-1545). Second wife of Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk

Mary Howard née Blount (c. 1712-1773), Duchess of Norfolk. Wife of Edward Howard, 9th Duke of Norfolk

Alexandra Spencer-Churchill née Cadogan (1900-1961), Duchess of Marlborough. First wife of John 10th Duke

Portrait of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, 1563. 13th great-grandfather (paternal)

Isabelle of Castile, Mother of Catherine of Aragon Catherine of Aragon was first married to Author, King Henry VIII brother, when Author died Henry was to marry Catherine, she became Henry VIII-first wife, whom he divorced to marry Anne Bolyne

Elizabeth Knollys, granddaughter of Mary Boleyn, great niece of Anne Boleyn. Elizabeth Knollys, married in 1578 to Sir Thomas Leighton, born about 1535, died in about 1611.

Beautiful picture of loving Mother and Child.

Deborah Cavendish née Freeman-Mitford (1920), Duchess of Devonshire. Married to Andrew 11th Duke

Lady Arbella Stuart (1575-1615), a noblewoman who was for some time considered a possible successor to Queen Elizabeth I of England. Married to William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset.

Portrait of King Henry VIII (1491-1547) circa 1535. It was most probably painted whilst the King was still married to Anne Boleyn, and is, therefore, an intriguing glimpse of the man, who had at first courted her in the early years of the decade and married her officially in 1533, before becoming disenchanted by her failure to produce a living son.

CLAUDIA FELICITAS of Austria, 1653 – 1676. Holy Roman Empress. Born in Florence, daughter of two Medici cousins. She had two children that died in infancy and she died at age 23.

Mother and child outside terrace house by lovedaylemon, via Flickr

Mother and Child