According to her Wikipedia article, she was Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth after a European exile caused by her family's protestant leanings. She met protestant luminaries John Calvin and John Knox.
A maturing Elizabeth Stafford is dressed in a manner similar to her Queen with a frizzy coiffure and framing headdress in this portrait.
Keywords: Elizabeth Stafford, Elizabeth Drury, Stafford family, Drury family, English, Lady-in-Waiting, Queen Elizabeth of England, frizzy coiffure, coronet, framing headdress, hair jewelry, veil, high enclosing neckline, ruff, lace, tabbed sleeves, necklace
Apr 9, 2013, 3:43 PM
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