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.
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.