Maria Antonia Archduchess of Austria, Benjamin von Block,1684. Only surviving child of the uncle/cousin/niece marriage of Leopold I of Austria, HRE and Margaret Teresa of Spain. "The Peerage" gives her a "consanguinity index" of 25.89%, just behind her mother's of 26.38%. Her father's is a lowly 14.27% (The present Prince of Wales, whose parents are distant cousins several times over is 2.09%; the Duke of Cambridge is 0%.) Married a (relatively) distant cousin Maximiliian II of Bavaria.
"Elizabeth Poulett, age 22", 1616, by Robert Peake the Elder (English, 1551-1619). The sitter wears a jewelled and feathered caul, a type of indoor headdress. The spot on her face is a fashionable patch of velvet or silk, glued to her skin.
Artist Unknown unbekannter Maler mit dem Monogramm A. R. Title Portrait of Sophie of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1563-1639) Description Deutsch: Sofie von Braunschweig-Lüneburg, 2. Frau von Georg Friedrich I. von Brandenburg-Ansbach Date 1599 Medium oil Current location Unknown