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Isabella I of Castile; 1485. This was painted after her death (which was the year 1504), but I did the year ‘1485’ because it appears it was based of a portrait that was forgotten of her pregnant with the future Queen Katherine of Aragon (the first wife of Henry VIII).

Queen Isabella of Castile, Married to Ferdinand II of Aragon, mother of four queens and a Prince. One daughter was Catherine of Aragon, Queen to Henry VIII

Portrait of Queen Isabella I of Castile mother of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon.

A pregnant Queen Isabella I of Castile mother of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon.

Grace O'Malley was a tough-ass 16th century Irish warrior chick who led a horde of broadsword-swinging Vikings, Celts, and Scottish Highlanders in naval operations that would dominate the coast of Ireland for a couple of decades. Known to her contemporaries as "The Pirate Queen of Connaught," this ginger gunslinger raided shipping vessels, battled English armies, conquered castles from rival Irish clans, and once traveled to London just so she could talk shit to Queen Elizabeth in person.

Grace O'Malley was a century Irish warrior who led a horde of broadsword-swinging Vikings, Celts, and Scottish Highlanders in naval operations that dominated the coast of Ireland for decades. Known to her contemporaries as "The Pirate Queen of Connaught,"

The Website of King Henry VIII - Ask Henry. Questions 200 - 399

All the Kings and Queens of England. I always need one of these! Though I do know all my English kings now because of Horrible Histories ;