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    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

    Mary Queen of Scots 1542-1587 - (Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland) was queen regnant of Scotland. Mary spent most of her childhood in France whilst Scotland was ruled by regents, and in 1558, she married Francis, Dauphin of France. Vivacious, beautiful, and clever, Mary had a promising childhood. She was considered a pretty child and later, as a woman, strikingly attractive. She was a favourite with everyone, except Henry II's wife Catherine de' Medici.

    Marguerite de Valois aka Reine Margot, daughter of Catherine de Médicis, sister of Henri III and wife of Henri IV.

    Marie de Guise, Queen of Scotland and mother of Mary Queen of Scots

    Mary Princess of Wales, future Queen Mary of Britain | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Katherine of Aragon, 1st Queen of Henry VIII

    Queen Marie of Romania

    Nicholas II and the Romanovs colourized.

    Mary, Queen of Scots (1542–1587) BBC Article: www.bbc.co.uk/...

    Francis II of France & his wife Mary, Queen of Scots. (The double portrait was taken from Francis' mother, Catherine De Medici's "Book of Hours".)

    Isabel (Elizabeth) of Valois (b. 1546), daughter of Henri II of France and Catherine de Medici. Married Philip II of Spain as his third wife. Artist Juan Pantoja de la Cruz

    Queen Elizabeth the first's peacock gown OMG...that's all there is to say about it

    Elizabeth of Valois - eldest daughter of Henry II of France & Catherine de' Medici. Her father insisted she share her bedroom w/ her future sister-in-law, Mary, Queen of Scots. She had to give precedence to Mary –a crowned queen. The 2 would remain close friends the rest of their lives. Though her sister Margaret & Mary of Scots were prettier, she was still considered attractive. She married to Philip II of Spain. Philip was enchanted by his 14 yr old bride & gave up his mistress.

    Isabelle of Valois (1389-1409) Queen consort to: Richard II of England (1367-1400, ruled 1377-1399, deposed), son of Edward, the Black Prince Married: October 31, 1396, widowed 1400 at age ten. Coronation: January 8, 1397

    Lucrezia Borgia

    Elizabeth of Valois - eldest daughter of Henry II of France & Catherine de' Medici. Her father insisted she share her bedroom w/ her future sister-in-law, Mary, Queen of Scots. She had to give precedence to Mary – a crowned queen. The two would remain close friends the rest of their lives. Though her sister Margaret & Mary were prettier, she was still considered attractive. She married Philip II of Spain, widower of Mary I of England and suitor to her sister, Elizabeth I.

    The Most Evil Women In History - Bloody Mary Tudor (part1/3) -Three part series on Mary I. I've always believed this maxim: 'The more we learn, the more we know'. Was Mary's reign a bloody one? Yes, we can't deny the three hundred human beings burned to death during her time on the Throne. But, to endeavor to understand, we must learn as much as possible, about this daughter of Henry VIII. and Catherine of Aragon.

    phillipa- do I need another reason. Yes, there once was a Queen Philippa!

    King James V of Scotland, son of Margaret Tudor, and Queen Marie de Guise, parents of Mary, Queen of Scots

    Rarely seen portrait of Queen Elizabeth I

    Mary Queen of Scots 1542-1587 - (Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland) was queen regnant of Scotland. Mary spent most of her childhood in France whilst Scotland was ruled by regents, and in 1558, she married Francis, Dauphin of France. Vivacious, beautiful, and clever, Mary had a promising childhood. She was considered a pretty child and later, as a woman, strikingly attractive. She was a favourite with everyone, except Henry II's wife Catherine de' Medici.