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Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia Wall Hanging

Elizabeth Stuart (1596–1662) was (as the wife of Frederick V, Elector Palatine) Electress Palatine and (briefly) Queen of Bohemia. Because her husband’s reign in Bohemia lasted for just one winter, Elizabeth is often referred to as The Winter Queen.

Prince Charles Louis Elector Palatine and his Brother, Prince Rupert of the Palatinate. (sons of Frederick V, Elector Palatine) Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599 - 1641) Location: Louvre, Paris

Elisabeth of the Palatinate (26 December 1618 – 11 February 1680), also known as Elisabeth of Bohemia, was the eldest daughter of Frederick V, Elector Palatine, who was briefly King of Bohemia, and Elizabeth Stuart. Elisabeth ruled the Herford Abbey as Princess-Abbess and is well known for having established a philosophical correspondence with René Descartes that lasted for seven years until his death in 1650.

Rupert of the Rhine. - Prince Rupert of the Rhine, KG, PC, FRS (17 December 1619 – 29 November 1682), was a noted German soldier, admiral, scientist, sportsman, colonial governor and amateur artist during the 17th century. Rupert was a younger son of the German prince Frederick V, Elector Palatine and his wife Elizabeth, the eldest daughter of James I of England.