The six badges, personal emblems, of the wives of Henry VIII: Left to right- Katharine of Aragon: a crowned pomangranate, native of Spain. Anne Boleyn: a crowned falcon, the Boleyn falcon. Jane Seymour: a crowned pheonix, mythical creature representing immortality. Anna of Cleves: The badge of Cleves. Kathryn Howard: The Tudor Rose. Catherine Parr: The Tudor rose sprouting a crowned maiden.
A 16th century miniature of Elizabeth of York. She was the daughter of a king (Edward IV), the sister of a king (Edward V), the niece of a king (Richard III), the wife of a king (Henry VII), the mother of a king (Henry VIII), and the grandmother to a king (Edward VI) and two queens (Mary I and Elizabeth I).
On this day 11th June,1509 Eighteen year old King Henry VIII married Catherine of Aragon, the first of his six wives. When Catherine failed to produce a male heir, Henry divorced her against the will of the Roman Catholic Church, thus precipitating the Protestant Reformation in England Henry went on to have five more wives. Mary his only surviving child by Katherine of Aragon, ascended to the throne upon the death of Edward VI in 1553. B. Lowe
The Six Wives of Henry VIII Wallpaper: Katherine of Aragon
Edward VI, son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, was born in 1537. He ascended the throne at age nine, upon the death of his father. He was betrothed to his cousin, Mary Queen of Scots, but deteriorating English-Scot relations prohibited their marriage. The frail, Protestant boy died of consumption at age sixteen having never married
Prince Edward Tudor-only legitimate son of Henry VIII
26 Discworld Quotes About Life, The Universe, And Everything
I love you Hal, but I will always find it hard to forgive you for killing beautiful sweet Nan Boleyn, who didn't actually do anything wrong... and little Katie Howard should have just been divorced- she was too young and flighty for you. She shouldn't have cheated, but you shouldn't have married her in the first place.
Eeeeehhhh, never mind.
Marie Antoinette's actual shoe collection
(L to R) Costumes worn by Actors: Maria Doyle Kennedy as Catherine of Aragon, Natalie Dormer as Anne Boleyn, Annabelle Wallis as Jane Seymour, Jonathan Rhys Meyers as King Henry VIII, Joss Stone as Anne of Cleves, Tamzin Merchant as Katherine Howard and | Flickr - Photo Sharing!