The Empress tarot card by Arlene Marie Hebert - the symbol on her shield is the cover of the Chalice Well in Glastonbury UK. Also appears to be a Chalice (or Grail) in her hand. Wondering if she represents Guinevere in Camelot. Also curious whether there is significance to 12 stars above her head.
The Morrígan ("phantom queen") In Irish mythology she is a goddess of battle, strife, and sovereignty. She sometimes appears in the form of a crow, flying above the warriors, she also takes the forms of an eel, a wolf and a cow. She is generally considered a war deity comparable with the Germanic Valkyries. She is often depicted as a trio of goddesses, all sisters, although the triad varies; the most common combinations are Badb, Macha and Nemain. or Badb, Macha and Anand.
An Imperial gem set gold brooch by Carl Fabergé, centred with the cypher of the Empress Maria Feodorovna in rose diamonds, encircled a ruby and diamond wreath, surmounted by a bow holding a brilliant cut diamond. Workmaster: Albert Holmström, St Petersburg, circa 1914.
Matilda, Lady of the English. Though her father Henry I named Matilda his heir, she ruled for only a few months in 1141. Her cousin Stephen ruled between 1135 and 1141, and again from 1141 to 1154. Matilda successfully secured the throne for her son.