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1550 - 1600 Queen Elizabeth Period Fashion

Fashion and Costumes late 16th Century: 1550-1599 Elizabethan style

From 1568 to 1587, Mary Queen of Scots was held prisoner by Elizabeth under the watchful eye of George Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, moving from castle to castle. Throughout the rest of her life, Mary insisted on a face-to-face meeting with Elizabeth, which the queen always refused.

Mary Queen of Scots - a summary - History in an Hour

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Lady Elizabeth Howard was born in 1486... She was lady-in-waiting to Elizabeth of York, the mother of King Henry VII... she married Thomas Boleynand moved to his family home at Blickling Castle in Norfolk... 1500: George Boleynwas born, 1502: Anne Boleynwas born, 1503: Mary Boleynwas born... 1538 April 3: Lady Elizabeth Howard Boleyn, mother of Anne Boleyn, died in disgrace at Baynards Castle in London.

Dorothy, Lady Dormer, c.1596. Lady Dormer wears a stomacher which has armillary spheres (signifying the Queen's power and dominion over her subjects) and snakes (signifying wisdom) embroidered upon it.


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Queen Elizabeth I knighting Sir Francis Drake

Miniature Portrait of an Unknown Lady. By Nicholas Hilliard, 1590.

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A famed match of golf at Musselburgh resulted in Mary Seton winning as a prize from Mary, Queen of Scots, the now famed "Seton Necklace" (pictured).

Emerald Cross, late 16th century (with later additions) Provenance: Acquired by Queen Mary before 1920. Obverse: cross formed of seven emeralds in varying shaped table-cuts and box settings. Along the side panels is a frieze in black enamel with a stylized leaf pattern. The cross is inserted into a white enamel frame with opaque blue, translucent green scrollwork and strapwork and a translucent red enamel rosette. With integrated white enamel .

Emerald cross | Royal Collection Trust

'Queen Elizabeth I with a Fan', 1585-1590. Artist unknown

A Polar Bear's Tale: A fan fit for a queen

Elizabeth I’s Black Gown (“The Lost Colony” at the Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island, 2011). An impressive late Elizabethan gown re-production.

lynn mcmasters partlet | Tudor Period Gown with Removable Sleevesdesigned by Jessica Brandon

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As Queen Katherine of Aragon

Elvi Hale as Anne of Cleves, in the series The Six Wives of Henry VIII 1970.

La Peregrina : A natural pearl once belonging to Mary Tudor, Queen of England, notoriously known as ‘Bloody Mary’. One of the world’s largest pearls, La Peregrina was a wedding present from Mary's husband, King Philip II of Spain. It was later purchased by Richard Burton for Elizabeth Taylor.

Pendant Unknown maker 1580 - 1600 Europe Gold, set with hog-back diamonds Museum no. M.248-1923 © Victoria and Albert Museum