Belonged to Mary Queen of Scots (the 4th Duke of Norfolk was beheaded by Elizabeth I in 1572 when his betrothal to Mary was seen as a threat to the throne) and includes the gold and enamel rosary beads carried by Mary at her execution (above - bequeathed to the Countess of Arundel, wife of Philip Howard), a gold cross, pearl necklace and Mary’s prayer book.
Mind the Gap: October 2010
Margaret Tudor, sister of Henry VIII, aunt of Elizabeth I, Queen Consort of Scotland through her first marriage to Jame IV of Scotland, and grandmother of Mary Queen of Scots. Through her second marriage to Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus, she was the mother of Lady Lennox, and grandmother to Henry Darnley, Mary Queen of Scots' second husband and father of James VI of Scotland and James I of England.
Margaret Tudor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward as Prince of Wales, 1846. Painting of Edward at 9 years. Both the pose of the prince and his dress imitate portraits of Henry VIII. The child wears a broad-shouldered mantle of dark velvet over his clothes which are ornately embroidered in gold thread. He wears a prominent cod-piece and carries a dagger. His short red hair can be seen beneath his cap, contrasting with dark eyes. He looks well and robust. He wears the Prince of Wale's feathers and crown on a pendant jewel.
Edward VI of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elizabeth I, the Rainbow Portrait, likely Isaac Oliver, c. 1600-02. Although in her 60's the queen is painted as ageless, dressed for a masque, with spring flowers on her bodice. Her clothing includes many other symbols, including a cloak with eyes and ears, the serpent of wisdom, the celestial armillary sphere, and she carries a rainbow.
A legendary beauty, Elizabeth Woodville was the first child of Sir Richard Woodville (later the first Earl Rivers) and Jaquetta of Luxembourg. She was a maid of honour to Margaret of Anjou. Her first marriage was to Sir John Grey of Groby (died in battle 1461). She secretly married King Edward IV of England in April 1464, and was crowned Queen in May 1465.
Jacquetta of Luxembourg, Countess Rivers (1416-1472) mother of Elizabeth Woodville aka: "The White Queen." She was an influential figure in the War of the Roses and was accused of witchcraft although it was never proven. She was also invested as a Lady Companion, Order of the Garter (L.G.) in 1435. My 18th GGM.
Conor Byrne: Jacquetta of Luxembourg
Livre des propriétés des choses / Bartholomaeus Anglicus. - Trinité entourée d'anges. 1447. Amiens. Medieval Imago & Dies Vitae Idade Media e Cotidiano
Maria, Queen of Hungary. She was born in Brussels to Philip I of Castile "The Handsome" and Joanna "The Mad" of Castile. Her paternal grandparents were Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor and his first wife Mary of Burgundy. Her maternal grandparents were Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella of Castile. She was the niece of Catherine of Aragon.
Tireless friend and agent of the Virgin Queen. During Tudor times, Sir William Cecil, Lord Burghley served as secretary and advisor to Queen Mary and later Queen Elizabeth He was eminently a “safe” man, not an original thinker, but a counselor of unrivaled wisdom, candor and honesty in English history. He ably served as the Secretary of State and later as Lord High Treasurer. Queen Elizabeth said of him, "This judgment I have of you, that you will not be corrupted with any manner of gifts,...
Christopher Marlowe (baptised 26 February 1564; died 30 May 1593) was an English dramatist, poet and translator of the Elizabethan era. As the foremost Elizabethan tragedian, next to Shakespeare, he is known for his blank verse, his overreaching protagonists, and his mysterious death.
Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452-1516) and his Queen, Isabel of Castile (1451-1504) Catherine of Aragon's parents. Married in October 1469. With evenutal peace assured at home, Ferdinand and Isabella quickly agreed to sponsor an expedition across the Atlantic Ocean to be led by the now well known sea captain, Christopher Columbus.
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The psychology of Henry VIII (pin now)
family tree of Mary Queen of Scots
Genvieve Bujold as Anne Boleyn in "Anne of 1000 Days", also starring Richard Burton as Henry VIII.
The marriage of Mary Queen of Scots and James Hepburn, Earl of Bothwell, took place today 15th May, 1567 at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh, just three months after the assassination of her husband Lord Darnley
Famous Scots - James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell (1536-78)
Marie de Guise, Queen of Scotland and mother of Mary Queen of Scots