Caterina de' Medici (Galleria degli Uffizi - Firenze, Toscana Italy) - wife of one King of France; mother to three subsequent Kings of France; two daughters married kings; said to be the most powerful woman in century Europe.
Mary, Queen of Scots around the age of Mary, Queen of Scots December 1542 – 8 February also known as Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland, was Queen of Scotland from 14 December 1542 to 24 July 1567 and Queen consort of France from 10 July 1559 to 5 December
Blanche Parry kneeling beside Queen Elizabeth I, in the guise of Gloriana, in her memorial at St.Faith's, Bacton Church in Herefordshire. Inscription on the monument includes the phrase, "with maiden Queen a maid did end my life".
indypendentroyalty: “ A pair of miniature paintings thought to have been commissioned by Elizabeth I to mark the end of her relationship with Robert Dudley. Elizabeth I often commissioned miniatures as personal gifts. These were made to mark the end.
This portrait of Queen Elizabeth I is by an unknown artist and is from the period Is there proof the Virgin Queen was an imposter in drag? New theory about Elizabeth I unearthed in historic manuscripts.