ca. 1571 Ann Danby (b.1534), Lady Calverley, Aged 37 by ? (Wallington Hall - Wallington, Northumberland UK)

She is almost lost in the fog of history, but a genealogical sketch of her is here.

From bbc.co. A number of vertical wood split-type and other flaws throughout the image were patched with Photoshop by gogm.

Lady Ann wears a simple farthingale with French sleeves and a cloth of gold under bodice and over-skirt in this 1571 portrait. The diamond-shaped lattice on the partlet, under-bodice, and under-skirt match.

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