Filipe I de Castela, o Belo. Casou com Joana de Aragão, a Louca, filha de Fernando de Aragão e de Isabel de Castela. Carlos V, imperador do Sacro Império Romano era seu filho.
The future King Henry VIII of England met Philip the Handsome on a visit Philip made to Henry's father's court in London and regarded him as providing a model of leadership towards which he aspired. The two would become brothers-in-law since Philip married Joanna of Castile, and Henry married Joanna's youngest sister, Catherine of Aragon.
Isabel I a Católica, rainha de Castela
Diana de Poitiers – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre
"Retrato de Isabel, a Católica" (by Juan de Flandes).
Retrato de D. Domitila de Castro, a marquesa de Santos, em tela a óleo de Francisco Pedro do Amaral, no início do século XIX. Com a morte da imperatriz, a amante de D. Pedro sofreu a rejeição de quase toda a população do Brasil. (Foto: Museu Histórico Nacional / Ibram / Minc)
This is a really creepy image but the rational behind it was that photographs were really expensive, so mothers got their children to sit on their laps so the child didn't move and they draped themselves in black cloth so that they weren't actually "in" the photograph - Just a bit of history for you Anet & Alexa
Islamic Pirate Queen: Sayyida al Hurra was a 16th-century Islamic pirate queen. She was a powerful force of the time and an equal ally of the famous pirate Barbarossa. Her real name is unknown; the title Sayyida al Hurra means “noble lady who is free and independent; the woman sovereign who bows to no superior authority.” #womenpirate #pirate #sophistication
Juana of Castile: Mad for love or political pawn? Great article about Katherine of Aragon's older sister
* Isabel de Portugal, imperatriz do Sacro Império Romano-Germânico * (by Ticiano). Filha do Rei Manuel I de Portugal e da Rainha Maria de Aragão e Castela. (* Lisboa, 24/Outubro/1503 - Toledo, 1º/Maio/1539). Morreu de complicações do parto.