James VI of Scotland, I of England. First Stuart monarch, he succeeded his first cousin twice removed, Elizabeth Tudor. Henry VIII's great great nephew twice over through Henry's sister Margaret, son of Mary Queen of Scots.
Village of Falkland, this is Falkland Palace - favorite retreat of the Stuart dynasty and a former childhood residence of Mary, Queen of Scots. The village is one of the loveliest small villages in Scotland.
APW: 'A charming portrait of Arbella Stuart with her many pets. Arbella was Bess, Countess of Shrewsbury's grandchild and ward. Bess hoped that Queen Elizabeth I would name her Stuart/Tudor relation Arbella as her successor.
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)