Evening gown, by Sir Norman Hartnell, 1965. Silk, embroidery and sequins. Worn by Queen Elizabeth II for a State Banquet given by Emperor Haile Selassie in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Royal Collection Trust/All Rights Reserved.
The most ancient lineage in the world is the Ethiopian Royal Family. It is older than that of the Japanese and English royal family by 6000 years. Emperor Haile Sellasie traces his ancestry to King Solomon of Isreal and the black Queen of Sheba and beyond that to Kush/Nubia/Egypt 7000 BCE.
Joanna of Castile (aka Juanalaloca) (6 November 1479 – 12 April 1555), this portrait of Joanna was done in Flanders, ca 1500. Joanna was not just a great beauty in her youth, but one of the most educated women in Europe, fluent in several languages.After her husband Philip's death in 1506, Joanna became mentally ill and was confined to a nunnery for the rest of her life.
Japanese Princess Mako (R), the first grandchild of Emperor Akihito, poses for photos with Bhutan's Princess Eeuphelma Choden Wangchuck (L) at Paro International Airport near Bhutan's capital Thimphu, on June 1, 2017 upon her arrival for a nine-day visit.