Sarah Lyttleton was a beloved mother figure to Queen Victoria's nine children, all of whom kept fond memories of her as they lived their grand futures.
When Anne Boleyn was executed, her husband famously moved on eleven days later. But her mother’s devastation often goes unnoticed.
Blanche of Castile served as regent of France on two occasions and held great power in the country even when she wasn’t ruling.
Elizabeth Tailboys was a daughter of Henry VIII, but since she was illegitimate, her story isn't told much, though it seems quite fascinating.
Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein was a minor princess distantly related to Queen Victoria, and married a distant relative, the last Kaiser of Germany.
Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Einsach was just another German princess who became Queen of Prussia. But after the unification of Germany, she became an Empress.
If Poedua hadn't been taken captive by James Cook, we would never have heard of her. We definitely would never have known what the princess looked like.