Catherine de Medici & her children by Clouet. The boy on the left, the duc d'Alencon, was a suitor for the hand of Queen Elizabeth l. Aged 22 at the time he was 24 years her junior.The Queen was very fond of him & called him her 'Frog'. 15th century, 16th century. Doublet, Cape, Capelet, Romeo, revels, faire, Elizabethan, Tudor, Renaissance
This beautiful dress was designed by British couturier Norman Hartnell for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty wore the gown on October 14, 1957 to a state banquet and reception at Rideau Hall in Ottawa, the official residence of the Governor General. Known as the “Maple Leaf of Canada dress,” it features a garland of green velvet maple leaves and white roses. The Canadian symbol of the maple leaf emphasizes Her Majesty’s role as Queen of Canada.
Margaret of France (French: Marguerite de France or Marguerite de Valois, 1553 – 1615), Queen of France and of Navarre during the late16th century. A royal princess of France by birth, she was the last of the House of Valois.Daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de' Medici, sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. She was queen of 2 countries:she had married King Henry III of Navarre who became King Henry IV of France.