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1561 people matching these criteria:

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- profession 'Royalty, Rulers and Aristocracy'

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

Princess Beatrice of Battenberg

1857-1944
Fifth and youngest daughter of Queen Victoria; wife of Prince Henry of Battenberg
Sitter associated with 102 portraits
Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby

Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby

1443-1509
Mother of Henry VII
Sitter associated with 18 portraits
William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford

William Russell, 1st Duke of Bedford

1616-1700
Soldier and Privy Counsellor
Sitter associated with 17 portraits
Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford

Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford

1765-1802
Whig politician and agriculturist
Sitter associated with 38 portraits
John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

1766-1839
Landowner; Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland
Sitter associated with 26 portraits
Boudicca (Boadicea)

Boudicca (Boadicea)

died 61 or 62
Queen of the Iceni
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater

Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater

1736-1803
Pioneer of inland waterways
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir James Brooke

Sir James Brooke

1803-1868
Army officer and first Raja of Sarawak
Sitter in 7 portraits
George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham

1592-1628
Courtier; favourite of James I
Sitter associated with 49 portraits
George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

George Villiers, 2nd Duke of Buckingham

1628-1687
Statesman and dramatist
Sitter associated with 14 portraits
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

1982-
Wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
Sitter in 16 portraits
Canute or Cnut 'the Great'

Canute or Cnut 'the Great'

994?-1035
King of Denmark and of Norway, King of England 1018-1035
Sitter associated with 8 portraits
Princess Caroline Elizabeth

Princess Caroline Elizabeth

1713-1757
Third daughter of George II
Sitter associated with 14 portraits
Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick

Caroline Amelia Elizabeth of Brunswick

1768-1821
Queen of George IV
Sitter in 101 portraits
Catherine of Valois

Catherine of Valois

1401-1437
Queen of Henry V
Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Catherine Howard

Catherine Howard

circa 1518-1542
Fifth Queen Consort of Henry VIII
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Catherine de' Medici

Catherine de' Medici

1519-1589
Queen consort of France 1547-1559
Sitter in 1 portrait
Catherine of Braganza

Catherine of Braganza

1638-1705
Queen of Charles II
Sitter associated with 64 portraits
Catherine I, Empress of Russia

Catherine I, Empress of Russia

1684-1727
Second wife of Peter the Great
Sitter in 1 portrait