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Maria I.von England versuchte die Trennung der englischen Kirche von der katholischen aufzuheben und ließ ca. 300 Protestanten hinrichten, was ihr den Beinammen Bloody Mary einbrachte.

Maria I.von England versuchte die Trennung der englischen Kirche von der katholischen aufzuheben und ließ ca. 300 Protestanten hinrichten, was ihr den Beinammen Bloody Mary einbrachte.

Princess Alice of Battenberg

Princess Alice of Battenberg

The portrait of Elizabeth that can be seen at first glance was virtually all painted in the eighteenth century. However, recent technical analysis has revealed that this image was painted over the top of an early seventeenth-century portrait. Dendrochronology (tree-ring dating) indicates that the wood used for the panel was felled some time after 1604, just after the queen's death. Therefore the original portrait was posthumous, based on a pattern developed during Elizabeth's lifetime.

The portrait of Elizabeth that can be seen at first glance was virtually all painted in the eighteenth century. However, recent technical analysis has revealed that this image was painted over the top of an early seventeenth-century portrait. Dendrochronology (tree-ring dating) indicates that the wood used for the panel was felled some time after 1604, just after the queen's death. Therefore the original portrait was posthumous, based on a pattern developed during Elizabeth's lifetime.

Diamond Flower Tiara of Queen Amelie of Greece

Diamond Flower Tiara of Queen Amelie of Greece

Queen Elizabeth I - This is a portrait not often seen.  The red velvet gown and cape would have been fabulously expensive in Elizabeth's time, a vivid reminder to all who saw this portrait of her status and importance.

Queen Elizabeth I - This is a portrait not often seen. The red velvet gown and cape would have been fabulously expensive in Elizabeth's time, a vivid reminder to all who saw this portrait of her status and importance.

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Théodore Chassériau. Die beiden Schwestern. Öl auf Leinwand, 180 × 135 cm. Paris, Musée du Louvre. Frankreich. Romantik, Neo-Klassizismus. KO 00155

Marguerite de Valois~Clouet 1560. Musée Condé, Chantilly. Marguerite was the daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de’ Medici, and the sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. She became Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century.

Marguerite de Valois~Clouet 1560. Musée Condé, Chantilly. Marguerite was the daughter of King Henry II of France and Catherine de’ Medici, and the sister of Kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III and of Queen Elizabeth of Spain. She became Queen of France and of Navarre during the late sixteenth century.

Bildnis von Helene Sedlmayr by Joseph Karl Stieler

Bildnis von Helene Sedlmayr by Joseph Karl Stieler

William Segar, The Ermine Portrait 1585 | Elizabeth I of England (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was the Queen of England, Ireland, and nominal claimant to Queen of France from 17 November 1558 until she died in 1603. She has also been called The Virgin Queen or Good Queen Bess.

William Segar, The Ermine Portrait 1585 | Elizabeth I of England (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was the Queen of England, Ireland, and nominal claimant to Queen of France from 17 November 1558 until she died in 1603. She has also been called The Virgin Queen or Good Queen Bess.

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