ELISABETH DE VALOIS (1545-1568) - eldest daughter of Henry II of France & Catherine de' Medici. She married Philip II of Spain. Her dress is closed in front at the bottom with FROGS not AGLETS. NO INFO on painter, date painted, location wiki photo

ELISABETH DE VALOIS (1545-1568) - eldest daughter of Henry II of France & Catherine de' Medici. She married Philip II of Spain. Her dress is closed in front at the bottom with FROGS not AGLETS. NO INFO on painter, date painted, location wiki photo

Less was not more in Elizabethan fashion!    If you love Tudor fashion, check out a fun quiz on Tudor fashion and accessories on goodreads    http://www.goodreads.com/quizzes/14580-jewels-and-accessories-of-the-tudors

Less was not more in Elizabethan fashion! If you love Tudor fashion, check out a fun quiz on Tudor fashion and accessories on goodreads http://www.goodreads.com/quizzes/14580-jewels-and-accessories-of-the-tudors

Sofonisba Anguissola. c. 1599. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia, daughter of King Philip II of Spain and Isabella of Valois

Sofonisba Anguissola. c. 1599. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia, daughter of King Philip II of Spain and Isabella of Valois

The man who demolished Shakespeare's house

The man who demolished Shakespeare's house

The shocking act that helped shape the way Britain's heritage is now loved and protected.

- An Unknown Noblewoman, by Sofonisba Anguissola (c. 1532 – 1625), c.1560-65.

- An Unknown Noblewoman, by Sofonisba Anguissola (c. 1532 – 1625), c.1560-65.

King Jadwiga (1373-1399) was a queen of Poland from 1384 to her death. Her official title was 'King' rather than 'Queen', reflecting that she was a sovereign in her own right and not merely a royal consort.From the time of her death,Jadwiga was venerated widely in Poland as a saint. Numerous legends about miracles were recounted to justify her sainthood.

King Jadwiga (1373-1399) was a queen of Poland from 1384 to her death. Her official title was 'King' rather than 'Queen', reflecting that she was a sovereign in her own right and not merely a royal consort.From the time of her death,Jadwiga was venerated widely in Poland as a saint. Numerous legends about miracles were recounted to justify her sainthood.

A modern day rendition of Anne Boleyn and her daughter, the future Queen Elizabeth I - what might have been...

A modern day rendition of Anne Boleyn and her daughter, the future Queen Elizabeth I - what might have been...

SOFONISBA ANGUISSOLA, Ana de Austria, 1573, Museo del Prado. (1549-1580), cuarta esposa de Felipe II, madre de Felipe III

SOFONISBA ANGUISSOLA, Ana de Austria, 1573, Museo del Prado. (1549-1580), cuarta esposa de Felipe II, madre de Felipe III

Elizabeth of Bosnia (1339 - 1387). Queen of Poland from 1370 until 1382. She married Louis I and had three daughters. She secured the throne of Poland for her youngest daughter, Hedwig. She tried to secure the crown of Hungary for her second daughter, Mary, but was killed in 1387 by her enemies.

Elizabeth of Bosnia (1339 - 1387). Queen of Poland from 1370 until 1382. She married Louis I and had three daughters. She secured the throne of Poland for her youngest daughter, Hedwig. She tried to secure the crown of Hungary for her second daughter, Mary, but was killed in 1387 by her enemies.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1e/Juan_Pantoja_de_la_Cruz_016.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1e/Juan_Pantoja_de_la_Cruz_016.jpg

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