Theodora was empress of the Byzantine Empire by marriage to Emperor Justinian I. She was one of the most influential and powerful of the Byzantine empresses. Some sources mention her as empress regnant with Justinian I as her co-regent.
"La Coiffure Oiseau" by Alexia Sinclair - "a naval clash that occurred between the British and the French in 1778 was to inspire the extravagant pouf worn by Marie Antoinette, known as La Belle Poule". From the "Les Antoinettes" collection