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Arbella Stewart as a toddler. Arbella Stuart (or "Arabella" and/or "Stewart") (1575 - 9/27/1615) was for some time considered a possible successor to Queen Elizabeth I on the English throne. Arbella Stuart was a direct descendant of King Henry VII of England. As the only child of Charles Stuart, Earl of Lennox & Elizabeth Cavendish, she was a grandchild of Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox & Margaret Douglas, who was, in turn, the daughter of Margaret Tudor.

1559 Élisabeth de France at 14 upon marriage to King Philippe II of Spain at 32, by François Clouet. Oldest daughter of King Henri II of France and Catherine de Médicis. He had asked for her hand for his son Carlos. She died in childbirth at 23.

Eleanor of Aquitaine's effigy at Fontrevault. Queen of France and England, she was known for her passion for reading. (note her belt)

Charlotte was born in May 1744, and was directly descended from the fifth king of Portugal, Afonso III, who had a son with an African Moorish woman, Madalena Gil

20 May 1536 – Betrothal of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour.

King Edward VI - King Henry VIII's only surving son.

ELISABETH DE VALOIS queen of Spain PROVENANCE French school, ca 1560, Versailles photo RMN a possible copy of Anguissola portrait,Elizabeth of Valois was sixteen when she became King Phillip's II third wife.

Queen Mary I of England (1516–1558), Anthonis Mor