Mary, Queen of Scots, was one of the most fascinating and controversial monarchs of 16th century Europe. At one time, she claimed the crowns of four nations - Scotland, France, England and Ireland. Her physical beauty and kind heart were acknowledged even by her enemies. Yet she lacked the political skills to rule successfully in Scotland.

Mary, Queen of Scots, was one of the most fascinating and controversial monarchs of 16th century Europe. At one time, she claimed the crowns of four nations - Scotland, France, England and Ireland. Her physical beauty and kind heart were acknowledged even by her enemies. Yet she lacked the political skills to rule successfully in Scotland.

Alfonso Id Este by Bastia nino co piaDa Tiziano. Alfonso d'Este by Dosso Dossi (1490-1542)

Alfonso Id Este by Bastia nino co piaDa Tiziano. Alfonso d'Este by Dosso Dossi (1490-1542)

James I of England & VI of Scotland, he was the successor to the English throne when his cousin several-times-removed Queen Elizabeth I died.  He is best known for his sponsorship of the King James Bible. http://nickwalters.org

James I of England & VI of Scotland, he was the successor to the English throne when his cousin several-times-removed Queen Elizabeth I died. He is best known for his sponsorship of the King James Bible. http://nickwalters.org

Ecole de l'Italie du NORD du XVII° siècle Portrait d'un jeune homme en habit jaune Toile. Porte en haut à gauche des armoiries, famille Monti, originaire de Venise. 194 x 121 cm

Ecole de l'Italie du NORD du XVII° siècle Portrait d'un jeune homme en habit jaune Toile. Porte en haut à gauche des armoiries, famille Monti, originaire de Venise. 194 x 121 cm

Anonymous. Family Portrait of Pierre de Moucheron, Merchant in Middelburg and Antwerp, his Wife Isabeau de Gerbier, their eighteen Children, their Son-in-Law Allard de la Dale and first Grandchild,1563.

Anonymous. Family Portrait of Pierre de Moucheron, Merchant in Middelburg and Antwerp, his Wife Isabeau de Gerbier, their eighteen Children, their Son-in-Law Allard de la Dale and first Grandchild,1563.

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