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Upon the death of Isabella of Castile in November 1504,Joanna became Queen regnant of Castile,her husband de jure uxoris King;Joanna's father, Ferdinand,lost his title of 'King of Castile',although his wife's will permitted him to govern the country in Joanna's absence,if Joanna was unwilling to rule it herself,until Charles reached the age of 20. by lisby1, via Flickr

The Princess Palatine Elizabeth Charlotte (1652-1722) was a German princess and, as Madame, the wife of Philippe I, Duke of Orléans, younger brother of Louis XIV of France, and mother of France's ruler during the Regency.

Marie Antoinette.. Her daughter ended up being her only child that survived past adolescence.. And in later years was excepted back into royalty.

Princess Mafalda -- Italy, she later died at Buchenwald concentration camp

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, maternal first cousin of Anne Boleyn and Katheryn Howard (He would be the last person executed under Henry VIII.)

Penelope and Dorothy Devereux, daughters of Lettice Knollys, great granddaughters of Mary Boleyn

Mini grand duchess of Russia future princess of Prussia

Margaret of Anjou (1430 –1482) - wife of Henry VI; a key figure in the Wars of the Roses & at times personally led the Lancastrians. She lost her son Edward, Prince of Wales, at the Battle of Tewkesbury.

Rasputin with Alexandra, Alexei and Anastasia. If only they'd never met Rasputin.