1557 Unknown Lady aged 28. Artist: Hans Eworth: Tate Gallery. Okay, why does no-one say that this is Bess of Shrewsbury? There must be a reason. Bess was born in 1527: she was 30 in 1557. What's two years when you are contemplating a new marriage?
Queen Elizabeth, c.1592. After Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger. Government Art Collection, UK. | Queen Elizabeth I (1533–1603) Queen regnant of England & Ireland from 1558 until her death. Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana, or Good Queen Bess, Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty.