The new portrait of the Danish Royal Family is painted by the Danish artist Thomas Kluge. The painting is a gift to the royal family by a private man who wishes to remain anonymous. I think it's kind of creepy.
Being Bess: On This Day in Elizabethan History: The Death of Blanche Parry - On February 2nd in 1590, Queen Elizabeth I's Chief Gentlewoman of the Privy Chamber, Blanche Parry, died. Along with Katherine Champernowne-Ashley (Astley), she was one of the queen's most loyal servants & lifelong friends. She knew Elizabeth for 56 of the queen's 70 years! You can learn about her life & career her: https://www.pinterest.com/BeingBess/kat-ashley-blanche-parry/