Francis II of France & his wife Mary, Queen of Scots. (The double portrait was taken from Francis' mother, Catherine De Medici's "Book of Hours".) Mary married Francis II of France He was the son of Henry II of France and Catherine de Medici.
Detail of a decorated initial 'E'(xultet) at the beginning of the prayer for the lighting of the Paschal candle, Italy (Monte Cassino), c. Add MS membrane 2 Our Exultet roll, Add MS comes from the Benedictine monastery of Monte Cassino in southern Italy.
Tournament Shield (Targe) Date: about 1450 Culture: German Medium: Wood, leather, linen, gesso, polychromy, silver Dimensions: H. 22 in. (55.88 cm) W. 16 in. (40.64 cm) Classification: Shields Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Florence Blumenthal, 1925 Accession Number: 25.26.1
Portrait of Elizabeth Knollys, granddaughter of Mary Boleyn, great niece of Anne Boleyn. Daughter of Katherine Carey-Knollys and Sir Francis Knollys, Elizabeth Knollys married Sir Thomas Leighton in 1578.