The young Queen Alexandra. Her sister, Maria Feodorovna was the mother of Nicholas II. Their respective children, King George V and Nicholas were thus first cousins, which explains the striking resemblance between them.
Catherine Parr,last wife of Henry VIII, helped reconcile Henry to his two daughters, Mary, daughter of Catherine of Aragon, and Elizabeth, daughter of Anne Boleyn. Under her influence, they were educated and restored to the succession. Parr also directed the education of her stepson, the future Edward VI.Catherine was sympathetic to the Protestant cause -- and could argue fine points of theology with Henry, occasionally infuriating him so much that he threatened her with execution,