OPULENT BYZANTINE CROWN - for the Great Queen of Winter, as Byzantium continued to dominate Russian Royal Fashion for centuries. Here, the century crown of the Empress Constanza of Aragon, wife of Emperor Friedrich II of Hohenstaufen.
By Michael Sittow. A young Catherine of Aragon, known at this age for her beauty. Daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain, wife to Prince Arthur of England and, more famously, to his younger brother Henry VIII.
(Sister of Catherine of Aragon) Maria, Queen of Portugal - born 29 June 1482 - 7 March She was the third surviving daughter of Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon (the Catholic monarchs). Maria married her sister's widower Manuel I of Portugal.