Maybe the portraits were a lie. Maybe Queen Elizabeth I Tudor didn't take after her father at all. Instead, she inherited the sleek dark elegance of her mother, Anne Boleyn, but portraying herself as a more delicate Henry VIII served its purpose in heightening her popularity with the British people and intensified the righteousness of her claim to the English throne.
Queen Royal BLACK CAT Renaissance Medieval altered art anthro anthromorphic feline portrait photograph Elizabeth Tudor I
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