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Card No. 3, Emperor William II of Germany, from the World War I Scenes series (T121) issued by Sweet Caporal Cigarettes, ca. 1914. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (Burdick 246, T121.3)

Isabelle of Portugal: Isabel de Aviz, Infanta de Portugal was born on 4 October 1503 at Lisbon, Portugal. She was the daughter of Manuel I de Aviz, Rei de Portugal and Maria de Castilla y Aragón, Infanta de Castilla.She married Karl V von Habsburg, Holy Roman Emperor, son of Felipe I von Habsburg, Rey de Castilla and Juana, Reina Juana de Castilla, on 11 March 1526 at Seville, Spain. She died on 1 May 1539 at age 35 at Toledo, Spain.

Anne Boleyn by Frans Pourbus (2nd pin of this painting on this board because the reproduction of the colours is so different)

Juana of Castile with her eldest children: Eleanor of Habsburg, Queen of Portugal and France, and Charles V, King of Spain and Holy Roman Emperor.


Sophia of the Palatinate, daughter of Princess Elizabeth Stuart of England and Scotland and Frederick V, Elector Palatine; granddaughter of King James I; and great-granddaughter of Mary, Queen of Scots. It was through Sophia that her son, George of Hanover, could claim the British throne ~ so this is how the Hanovers came to power...

Unknown artist, Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, daughter of James I, granddaughter of Mary Queen of Scots, 1613