CHRISTINA OF DENMARK, DUCHESS OF MILAN

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Christina of Denmark by Hans Holbein the Younger
Oil on oak, 179.1 x 82.6 cm
National Gallery, London

 

Young widow who was considered as a possible bride for Henry VIII after the death of Jane Seymour. She is claimed to have said that if she had two necks, one would be at the disposal of the King of England.