Eleanor of Austria, also called Eleanor of Castile. Queen of France.

Eleanor of Austria. Eleanor of Castile. Queen of France. Ancien Régime. Renaissance costumes. 16th century fashion
Eleanor of Austria 1498-1558, 2nd woman of Francois I.

Eleanor of  Austria, also called Eleanor of Castile 1498-1558

Eleonora of Castile (Spanish: Leonor de Austria) (1498 -1558) was Archduchess of Austria and Infanta of Spain from the House of Habsburg, by marriage first from 7 March 1519 to 13 December 1521 Queen of Portugal, later from 4 July 1530 to 31 March 1547 Queen of France. Eleonora of Castile was the eldest daughter of Philip the Handsome, Archduke of the House of Habsburg, and Joanna of Castile (Joanna the Mad Spanish: Juana la Loca) Queen of Castile  and of Aragon. When she was only one year old, Ghent was already assigned to her as her residence.

“Modes et Costumes Historiques“. Drawing by Xavier Willemin. Edited and steel engraving by Hippolyte Louis Emile and Polidor Jean Charles Pauquet. Published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin London, 1864

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