She was the younger sister of emperor Caligula, the niece and fourth wife of emperor Claudius who succeeded Caligula, and the mother of emperor Nero, who succeeded Claudius.
Yet despite the challenge, Anguissola's paintings of Elisabeth of Valois – and later of Anne of Austria, Philip II’s fourth wife – were vibrant and full of life.
Anguissola painted a portrait of the King's sister, Margaret of Parma, for Pope Pius IV in 1561 and, after Queen Elisabeth 's death in childbirth in 1568, painted the likeness of Anne of Austria, Philip's fourth wife.
1515 – 16 July 1557) was queen consort of England from 6 January to 9 July 1540 as the fourth wife of King Henry VIII.
The artist Hans Holbein the Younger was dispatched to Düren to paint portraits of Anne and her younger sister, Amalia, each of whom Henry was considering as his fourth wife.
Anne is the subject of several biographies: Julia Hamilton's Anne of Cleves (1972), and Mary Saaler's Anne of Cleves: Fourth Wife of Henry VIII (1995), Elizabeth Norton's Anne of Cleves: Henry VIII's Discarded Bride (2009), and Heather Darsie's Anna, Duchess of Cleves: The King's Beloved Sister (2019).
1. Dorji Wangmo (born 10 June 1955, first wife) 2. Tshering Pem (born 22 December 1957, second wife) 3. Tshering Yangdon (born 21 June 1959, third wife) 4. Sangay Choden (born 11 May 1963, fourth wife)
His other three wives were his second wife Fenglei (封嫘), third wife Tongyu (彤魚) and fourth wife Momu (嫫母).
Although he never lived there, his stepson and fourth wife, Virginia Caldwell Hibbs, did, and wished him to be buried near his family.