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Cape of Henry VII - cape for the King of England who lived in 1457-1509. Victoria and Albert Museum

The complete skeleton of King Richard III showing the curve of his spine.

Margaret Plantagenet, Countess of Salisbury, was born the eldest child of George, Duke of Clarence a younger brother of King Edward IV and as such would always be a potential claimant to the Tudor throne. She was eventually imprisoned by Henry in 1539 and executed in 1541 ~ an event of particular barbarity; some sources claim that it took over 10 strokes of the axe before her head was severed.

Joan Beaufort Queen Consort of Scotland Married to James I King of Scotland Joan was the wife of my 18th Great Grand Uncle. Pic from ancestry.com

Princes - John Everett Millais - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Funeral effigy of Queen Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV and Elisabeth Woodville, sister of Edward V, niece of Richard III, wife of Henry VII, mother of Henry VIII and grandmother of Edward VI, "Bloody" Mary and Elizabeth I.

Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scotland, daughter of Henry VII, sister of Henry VIII, grandmother of Mary Queen of Scots

Eleanor of Aquitaine - one can't help but think dysfunctional family, but boy, she was one tough lady!

Katherine of Aragon by Michael Sittow (1502)

Pewter badge shaped as a rose on a stem with three leaves. In 1500 Henry VII provided funds to the hospital of the Savoy on the Strand to establish free accommodation to homeless men. The wardens at the hospital were issued with a Tudor rose badge to remind the homeless and the general public of his generosity. Henry VII created the Tudor rose when he became king, ending the Wars of the Roses.

Jan Mostaert's Portrait of a Moor (1520-1530)

Elizabeth of York

Would you look at the back on him? "Nobody dared / To say a word, / And Crookback Dick / Became Richard III."

Portret van een Afrikaanse man met baard (Christophle le More?), Jan Jansz Mostaert, ca. 1525 - ca. 1530

Mary Tudor, Queen of France as a girl by ? (location unknown to gogm) | Grand Ladies | gogm

Margaret Pole the Blessed, Countess of Salisbury was an English peeress. She was the daughter of George of Clarence, who was the brother of King Edward IV and King Richard III.

A relic of the standard taken from Richard III on 22 Aug 1485 at Bosworth Field

Henry VIII's Crown At Hampton Court Palace. The crown was recreated by the Royal Crown Jeweller to match the one worn by Henry VIII.

The Tudor dynasty ruled England and Wales from 1485 to 1603 and had two of the most celebrated monarchs ever to reign

elizabeth woodville

Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life (Ballantine Reader's Circle) by Alison Weir, www.amazon.com/...

Science News for Kids! This skeleton found beneath a parking lot in England belonged to Richard III, who ruled England in the 15th century. The bones show his curved spine and reveal the injuries that killed him. Credit: Univ. of Leicester