Catherine de Medici, daughter of Lorenzo II de Medici and Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, was a Franco-Italian noblewoman who was Queen consort of France from 1547 until as the wife of Henri II of France.
ELEANOR "QUEEN CONSORT OF ENGLAND" OF CASTILE~My 22nd great grandmother. Eleanor, daughter of Ferdinand III, King of Castile and Leon. She holds the string of her cloak in one hand but the sceptre in her other hand has now gone. The tomb slab and pillows beneath her head are covered with the emblems of Castile and Leon (castles and lions).
Catherine de Medici and her children: Charles IX, Henry III, Francis the duke dAlenon, and Margaret queen of Navarre. Once in the collection of Horace Walpole at Strawberry Hill, it is now in the Victoria and Albert.
A century miniature of Elizabeth of York. She was the daughter of a king (Edward IV), the sister of a king (Edward V), the niece of a king (Richard III), the wife of a king (Henry VII), the mother of a king (Henry VIII)