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Around 1130 Beatrix Vesci -1130 died in childbirth

On 04 Oct 1160 Constance of Castile 1140-1160 (20) died in childbirth

On 19 Jun 1282 Eleanor Montfort Princess of Wales 1252-1282 (30) died in childbirth

On 02 Mar 1316 Robert II King Scotland 1316-1390 was born to Walter Stewart 6th High Steward 1296-1327 (20) and Marjory Bruce 1296-1316 (20) at Paisley Abbey . His mother Marjory Bruce 1296-1316 (20) died in childbirth .

On 05 May 1316 Princess Elizabeth of Rhuddlan Plantagenet Countess Essex, Countess Hereford, Countess Holland 1282-1316 (33) died in childbirth .She was buried at Walden Abbey, Saffron Walden, Essex

In 1372 Isabelle Valois 1348-1372 (24) died in childbirth .

On 04 Jun 1394 Mary Bohun Duchess Lancaster 1368-1394 (26) died in childbirth at Peterborough Castle, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire .She was buried at Church of the Annunciation of our Lady of the Newarke, Leicester, Leicestershire

On 16 Aug 1400 Joan Plantagenet Baroness Strange Blackmere, Baroness Talbot 1384-1400 (16) died in childbirth

On 22 May 1409 Blanche Lancaster Elector Palatinate 1392-1409 (17) died in childbirth at Haguenau

On 13 Sep 1409 Isabella Valois Queen Consort England 1389-1409 (19) died in childbirth

On 14 Jan 1476 Anne St Leger Baroness Ros Helmsley 1476-1526 was born to Thomas St Leger 1440-1483 (36) and Anne York Duchess Exeter 1439-1476 (36) . Her mother (36) died in childbirth . She (36) was buried at St Leger Chantry, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire .

Trial and Execution of Ankarette Twynyho

On 22 Dec 1476 Isabel Neville 1451-1476 (25) died in childbirth . George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 (27) believed she had been murdered by Ankarette Twynyho -1477 . Her son Edward "Last Plantagenet" York 17th Earl Warwick 1475-1499 (1) succeeded as 17th Earl Warwick (1C 1088) .
On 12 Apr 1477 Ankarette Twynyho -1477 was arrested at Keyford, Somerset and taken to Bath, Somerset .
On 13 Apr 1477 Ankarette Twynyho -1477 taken to Cirencester, Gloucestershire .
On 15 Apr 1477 Ankarette Twynyho -1477 was hanged at Myton Gallows, Warwick, Warwickshire . John Thursby -1477 was executed at Myton Gallows, Warwick, Warwickshire .
In 1478 Ankarette Twynyho -1477 was pardoned by Edward IV King England 1442-1483 (34) .

In 1488 Giovanna degli Albizzi 1468-1488 (19) died in childbirth .

In 1488 Domenico Ghirlandaio Painter 1448-1494 (39) . Portrait of Giovanna degli Albizzi 1468-1488 (19) commissioned around the time of her death by her husband Lorenzo Tornabuoni 1465-1497 (23) . The figure is wearing precious clothes including a gamurra vest. On the right, behind her, are a hanging coral necklace (perhaps a rosary), a partly closed prayer book, and a Latin inscription, taken from an epigram by the 1st century AD poet Martial. She also holds a handkerchief. The figure of Giovanna is idealized in appearance and proportion which was the tradition of the time.
Many aspects of this portrait hold symbolic significance in emphasizing her wealth, status, and piety. Giovanna's fine clothing indicates her status and the wealth of her family.
The Tornabuoni emblem is present on her clothes, as well as two "Ls" on her shoulder, referring to her husband, Lorenzo.
In addition to the clothes, the presence of pearls and brooches also emphasizes the family's wealth.
The pendant featured in the portrait shows a small diamond set in gold above a large ruby with three pearls hanging beneath it. This was a signature ornament found in depictions of Giovanna and came from Lodovica's dowry.
The coral beads seen in the background are likely a rosary, signifying Giovanna's religious piety.
The book seen behind Giovanna, possibly a prayer book, also refers to her piety and educated status.
A significant aspect of the background in this portrait is the cartellino behind Giovanna. The inscription is a modified excerpt of a poem by the author Martial: "ARS VTINAM MORES ANIMVM QVU EFFINGERE POSSES PVCHRIOR IN TERRIS NVLLA TABELLA FORET MCCCCLXXXVIII". This translates to "Art, would that you could represent character and mind! There would be no more beautiful painting on earth 1488".

On 30 Nov 1497 Anne Sforza 1476-1497 (21) died in childbirth .

In 1498 Isabella Trastámara Queen Consort Portugal 1470-1498 (28) died in childbirth

On 11 Feb 1503 Elizabeth York Queen Consort England 1466-1503 (37) died in childbirth at Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London .She was buried at Henry VII Chapel, Chapels, Westminster Abbey .

In 1546 Elizabeth Parker -1546 died in childbirth

On 05 Sep 1548 Catherine Parr Queen Consort England 1512-1548 (36) died in childbirth at Chapel, Sudeley Castle, Sudeley, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

On 22 Jul 1552 Jane Radclyffe -1552 died in childbirth

Around 23 Aug 1557 Mary Fitzalan Duchess Norfolk 1540-1557 (17) died in childbirth .

On 21 Feb 1575 Claude Valois-Angoulême Duchess Lorraine 1547-1575 (27) died in childbirth

On 19 May 1591 Elizabeth Manners 15th Baroness Ros Helmsley 1575-1591 (16) died in childbirth at Tower Street, All Hallows, Barking, Essex . Her son William Cecil 16th Baron Ros Helmsley 1590-1618 (1) succeeded as 16th Baron Ros Helmsley

On 25 Jun 1601 Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1555-1601 (45) died at Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland . His son Robert Bertie 1582-1642 1st Earl Lindsey 1582-1642 (18) succeeded as 14th Baron Willoughby Eresby . He was buried at St James' Church, Spilsby, Lincolnshire .
On 15 Feb 1610 Catherine Bertie 1595-1610 (6) died in childbirth . She was buried at St James' Church, Spilsby, Lincolnshire .
Monument Elizabethan Period . Tall sideboard tomb with reclining hooded figure of Lady Katherine, daughter of Peregrine, with chrisom child in the crib at her feet. Above a standing figure of Peregrine Bertie 13th Baron Willoughby Eresby 1555-1601 (45) in a niche, with strapwork embellishments, all supported on composite columns with a dentillated cornice.

In Jul 1616 George Livingston 3rd Earl Linlithgow 1616-1690 was born to Alexander Livingston 2nd Earl Linlithgow -1648 and Elizabeth Gordon 1596-1616 (20) . Elizabeth Gordon 1596-1616 (20) died in childbirth .

In 1625 Catherine Carey Countess Home 1609-1625 (16) died in childbirth .

On 20 Mar 1627 Anne Chichester -1627 died in childbirth . She was buried in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutlandshire . Monument with Chichester Crest being a Heron with an Eel in its mouth.

On 20 Mar 1627 Anne Chichester -1627 died in childbirth . She was buried in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutlandshire . Monument with Chichester Crest being a Heron with an Eel in its mouth.

On 20 Mar 1627 Anne Chichester -1627 died in childbirth . She was buried in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutlandshire . Monument with Chichester Crest being a Heron with an Eel in its mouth.

On 20 Mar 1627 Anne Chichester -1627 died in childbirth . She was buried in the Church of St Peter and St Paul, Exton, Rutlandshire . Monument with Chichester Crest being a Heron with an Eel in its mouth.

On 19 Sep 1628 Anne Leighton -1628 died in childbirth

In 1631 Arabella Holles -1631 died in childbirth .

In 1631 Jane Savage -1631 died in childbirth

On 13 Sep 1631 Elizabeth Southwell 1583-1631 (48) died in childbirth .

On or before 23 Oct 1634 Anne Banks -1634 died in childbirth . She was buried on 23 Oct 1634 .

On 05 Nov 1648 Mary Digby Countess Donegal 1612-1648 (36) died in childbirth . She was buried at All Saints Church, Eggesford, Devon .

On 22 May 1653 Christian Freschville 1633-1653 (19) died in childbirth .She was buried at Staveley, Derbyshire

In or before 1653 . Circle of Adriaen Hanneman 1603-1671 (50) . Entitled "Wife of the First Duke of Bolton (23) " ie Christian Freschville 1633-1653 (19) .

Before 1667 Mary Darnall -1666 died in childbirth .

Around 11 Jan 1668 Elizabeth Cranfield -1668 died in childbirth

On 15 Jul 1672 Diana Bruce -1672 died in childbirth

On 09 Sep 1678 Margaret Blagge 1652-1678 (26) died in childbirth at Whitehall Palace, Westminster . He was buried at St Breage's Church, Breage, Cornwall .

On 30 Sep 1678 Mary Rich -1678 died in childbirth .

On 23 Mar 1684 Essex Rich 2nd Countess Nottingham 1652-1684 (32) died in childbirth .

On Jan 1690 Anne Savile Countess Carbery 1663-1690 (27) died in childbirth . She was buried at St Andrew Holborn, Farringdon Without, City of London .

On 07 Mar 1693 Isabella Carr -1693 died in childbirth

On 23 Dec 1705 Louise Dorothea Hohenzollern 1680-1705 (25) died in childbirth

On 13 Sep 1709 Rachel Noel 2nd Duchess Beaufort 1687-1709 (22) died in childbirth .

In 1710 Mary Melville -1710 died in childbirth

On 20 Nov 1713 Elizabeth Harley 1689-1713 (24) died in childbirth .

On 15 Jan 1716 Louisa Lennox Countess Berkeley 1694-1716 (21) died in childbirth

On 30 Jul 1722 Theodosia Hyde Countess Darnley 1695-1722 (26) died in childbirth .

On 27 Nov 1722 Anne Seymour Duchess Leeds 1709-1722 (13) died in childbirth (probably) at the age of thirteen.

On 14 Aug 1724 Anne Cochrane Duchess Hamilton, Duchess Brandon 1706-1724 (18) died in childbirth .

On 22 Jun 1725 Susan Murray 1699-1725 (26) died in childbirth

On 17 Aug 1734 Elizabeth Shirley 1704-1734 (30) died in childbirth following the premature birth of her daughter Elizabeth as a result of the shock caused by a violent flash of lightning.

On 19 Jan 1745 Anne Obrien 1724-1745 (21) died in childbirth . He was buried at St Canice's Cathedral, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny.

On Jul 1759 Frances Hanbury-Williams -1759 died in childbirth

On 28 Mar 1766 Diana Beauclerk 1746-1766 (20) died in childbirth . The child was stillborn.

In 1786 Margaret Gordon 1762-1786 (24) died in childbirth

On Sep 1786 Jemima Elizabeth Ashburnham -1786 died in childbirth .

On 09 Sep 1812 Sophia Pitt Baroness Romney -1812 died in childbirth at The Mote, Maidstone, Kent

In 1818 Elizabeth Grey 1800-1818 (18) died in childbirth .

In 1827 Frances Bathurst Baroness Feversham Downton -1827 died in childbirth .

On Oct 1829 Arabella Hamlyn-Williams -1829 died in childbirth

On 09 Sep 1833 Adeliza Maria Howard -1833 died in childbirth . Monument in Holy Trinity Church, Wetheral, Cumberland sculpted by Richard Westmacott 1775-1856 (58) .

On 10 Aug 1844 Alexandra Nikolaevna Holstein-Gottorp-Romanov 1825-1844 (19) died in childbirth

On 05 Sep 1846 Augusta Margaret Fitzclarence 1822-1846 (24) died in childbirth .

On 27 Jan 1862 Florence Louisa Miles 1840-1862 (22) died in childbirth

On 12 Oct 1905 Isabel Innes-Kerr 1879-1905 (26) died in childbirth

Elizabeth Culpepper 1546- died in childbirth

died from childbirth

On 22 Jul 1746 Infanta Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain 1726-1746 (20) died from childbirth .

Around 1745 Louis-Michel van Loo 1707-1771 (37) . Portrait of Infanta Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain 1726-1746 (18) .

Before 01 May 1755 Beatrix Copley 1721-1755 (34) died from childbirth . On 01 May 1755 Beatrix Copley 1721-1755 (34) was buried.

In Jul 1770 Amelia Watts (19) died from childbirth

In 1786 Harriet Pitt 1758-1786 (28) died from childbirth five days after giving birth to her only child.

On 20 Sep 1822 Georgiana Elizabeth Miller-Mundy Duchess Newcastle-under-Lyne 1789-1822 (33) died from childbirth . She had given birth to twins one of whom was stillborn, one survived ten days.

On 07 Jun 1843 Elizabeth Mary Cumming-Bruce Countess Kincardine, Countess Elgin -1843 died from childbirth at Jamaica, Greater Antilles, Antilles, Caribbean

On 03 Apr 1772, her first wedding anniversary, Georgiana Peachey Baroness Brooke -1772 died from childbirth a few days after the birth of her first son.

Around 1771 George Romney 1734-1802 (36) . Portrait of Georgiana Peachey Baroness Brooke -1772 .