A sketch of John More, Sir Thomas More's son. By Hans Holbein the Younger.
A sketch of Anne Cresacre, circa 1526-27. By Hans Holbein the Younger. Anne Cresacre was a ward of Sir Thomas More and his second wife, Alice Middleton. Anne eventually married More's son, John.
I have the heart and stomach of a king
Anne Boleyn's note to Henry VIII in her Book of Hours: "By daily prove you shall me fynde to be to you bothe lovynge and kynde."
"Marie Stuart, queen of Scotland" by François Clouet, 1558
Les bas féminins au XVIe et XVIIe siècles
Mary 'Rose' Tudor as Queen Consort of France. She was the younger sister of King Henry VIII. (In the HBO series 'The Tudors' they switched her name with that of her sister Margaret because there were "too many Marys." (2?) However - there were countless characters named Thomas which seemed not to be a problem.) Mary Rose, Tudor Dynasty, Queens Consort, French, Henry Tudor, Mary Tudor, Margaret Tudor, Royalty Tudorengland, The Roller Coasters
Portrait of Elizabeth I believed to have been commissioned by Robert Dudley, circa 1575.
11 year old Katherine of Aragon. Katherine of Aragon had a fair skin complexion, blue eyes, and an auburn hair color. She was referred to as “the most beautiful creature in the world” during her lifetime; renowned poet William Shakespeare reported her to be “The Queen of Earthly Queens.”
catherine of aragon Archives - Madame Guillotine
Miniature of Queen Elizabeth I, Nicholas Hilliard
Miniature of Queen Elizabeth I
A Polar Bear's Tale: A fan fit for a queen
Elizabeth Dauncey circa 1526-7-A portrait drawing of Elizabeth Dauncey (b.1506), daughter of Sir Thomas More, by Hans Holbein the Younger.
Elizabeth Dauncey (b.1506)
19 Strange And Delightful Facts About British History
Hampton Palace A niceshot of the hammer beam roof of the great hall. Installed by King Henry VIII when he took owmership of the palace. Originally this ceiling would have been brightly painted. The inside of the great hall itself is 100 feet long, 40 feet wide and 60 feet high (if my memory serves) and is home to 6 of the famous Abraham Tapestries which are woven with gold and silver thread, and were commissioned for this hall. Tudor Grey Boleyn Kingdom, History, Hampton Court Palace, Castles, King Henry Viii, English, Hampton Palaces, Anglophile File, Court Palaces
a trail of coffee rings: January 2013
Henry VIII as a child. I found it in Henry VIII by A.F. Pollard from 1902. At the time it was said to be from a painting in the collection of Sir Edmund and Lady Verney at Rhianva, Anglesey. I wonder where it is now? Tudor History, Tudor England, Antique Tudor, Sir Edmund, King Henry, Lady Verney, Edmund Tudor, Henry Viii Tudor, Tudor Time 2
Henry VIII as a child. I found it in Henry VIII by A.F. Pollard from 1902. At the time it was said to be from a painting in the collection of Sir Edmund and Lady Verney at Rhianva, Anglesey.
Purse, 16th century: donated to British Museum and labeled "Given by Henry VIII to Anne Bullyne"
British Museum - purse
The family of Henry VII with Joachim and Anne meeting at the Golden Gate, illuminated page, 1503.
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In 2006 the remains of the chapel royal at Henry VII’s Greenwich Palace were discovered by Museum of London Archaeology. In this chapel Henry VIII married Anne of Cleves on 6th January 1540. The chapel royal can be seen in the photograph with its original Tudor tile floor. Archaeology, Greenwich Palaces
In 2006 the remains of the chapel royal at Henry VII’s Greenwich Palace were discovered by Museum of London Archaeology. In this chapel Henry VIII married Anne of Cleves on 6th January 1540. The chapel royal can be seen in the photograph with its original Tudor tile floor.