Arbella Stewart as a toddler. Arbella Stuart (or "Arabella" and/or "Stewart") (1575 - 9/27/1615) was for some time considered a possible successor to Queen Elizabeth I on the English throne. Arbella Stuart was a direct descendant of King Henry VII of England. As the only child of Charles Stuart, Earl of Lennox & Elizabeth Cavendish, she was a grandchild of Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox & Margaret Douglas, who was, in turn, the daughter of Margaret Tudor.
Anne Boleyn attired for a Court Masque, as St. Barbara, by Holbein. The artist was not only Court Painter to Henry VIII.,but he as well designed many of the costumes, props and settings, for the Masques so well loved by Henry and his Court.