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    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.

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

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

    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.

    Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk (third creation), KG Earl Marshal (10 March 1536 – 2 June 1572) was an English nobleman. Norfolk was the son of the poet Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey. He was taught as a child by John Foxe, the Protestant martyrologist, who remained a lifelong recipient of Norfolk's patronage. His father predeceased his grandfather, so Norfolk inherited the Dukedom of Norfolk upon the death of his grandfather, Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk in 1554.

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

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

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

    Margaret Howard née Audley (1540-1564), Duchess of Norfolk, 2nd wife of Thomas Howard (4th Duke of Norfolk)

    Elizabeth Howard - Anne Boleyn's Mother

    Katherine Swynford: Katherine became the third wife of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, and their descendants were the Beaufort family, which played a major role in the Wars of the Roses. Henry VII, who became King of England in 1485, derived his claim to the throne from his mother Lady Margaret Beaufort, who was a great-granddaughter of Gaunt and Katherine Swynford.

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

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

    Elizabeth Howard Boleyn, Anne Boleyn's mother. My 14th great-grand aunt. Direct bloodline: paternal.

    ELIZABETH CORNWALLIS (1547-August 12,1628) EXCERPT:'Elizabeth Cornwallis was the daughter of Sir Thomas Cornwallis and Anne Jerningham. Her mother was a lady of the privy chamber to Queen Mary and her father had been in the service of the duke of Norfolk before he, too, joined the royal household. Elizabeth entered the service of the duchess of Norfolk before her marriage in 1561. Her husband was Sir Thomas Kytson or Kitson of Hengrave Hall, Suffolk.'

    Elizabeth I's personal ring, including a picture of her mother, Queen Anne Boleyn. Elizabeth was wearing this ring, which is known as the Checker's Ring, when she died. Quite touching and poignant how she may have had to keep her remembrance of her mother a secret.

    :::::::::: Antique Photograph :::::::::: The Duchess of Connaught with her three children, Princesses Margaret and Patricia, and Prince Arthur.

    Empress Marie Feodorovna, mother of Tsar Nicolas II. She was a Danish Princess, and escaped the Revolution, living out the rest of her life in Denmark.m

    Beautiful picture of loving Mother and Child.

    Lady Randolph Churchill (Sir Winston's mother) at 1897 Devonshire Ball in Byzantine Empress Theodora costume by Worth. - From the book "A Century of Fashion" by Jean-Philippe Worth, 1928.

    Princess Thyra of Hannover, Duchess of Cumberland with her children