ca. 1535 Frances, Countess of Surrey by Hans Holbein the Younger (Royal Collection, Windsor Castle - Windsor, Berkshire, UK)

Her article in thepeerage is here. Her Wikipedia article is here. She married Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (executed for treason in 1547), and had five children who survived to adulthood. She later married Thomas Staynings by whom she had one child.

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ca. 1535 Frances, Countess of Surrey by Hans Holbein the Younger (Royal Collection, Windsor Castle - Windsor, Berkshire, UK) Wm

Lady Frances de Vere has folded the veil of her English hood and set it off to one side and then the other.

Keywords:  1535, Holbein - Hans the Younger, Frances de Vere, Frances Howard, Countess of Surrey, Countess, English, English hood, veil, partlet, neck band, pendant, trapezoidal neckline, fitted bodice, crescent neckline, quarter length close upper sleeves, puffed middle sleeves

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