A century miniature of Elizabeth of York. She was the daughter of a king (Edward IV), the sister of a king (Edward V), the niece of a king (Richard III), the wife of a king (Henry VII), the mother of a king (Henry VIII)
Blanche of Lancaster, Duchess of Lancaster March 1345 – 12 September was the first wife of John of Gaunt (Plantagenet son of Edward III) and the mother of Henry IV (Bolingbroke), who took the crown from Richard II
Lady Castlemaine was one of the most notorious of the many mistresses of King Charles II of England, by whom she had five children, all of whom were acknowledged and subsequently ennobled. Her influence was so great that many in the court feared her.