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An Elizabethan Maundy, a miniature of Queen Elizabeth I observing the tradition of a Maundy Thursday with the common people. The miniature is most likely by Elizabethan female court painter Leevina Teerlinc...

Being Bess: What was Easter like in Elizabethan times?


Henry VIII's Privy = toilet

Letter from Anne Boleyn to King Henry VIII, During her Imprisonment in the Tower of London...

Henry VIII's first love token to Anne Boleyn. This is the first love token King Henry VIII gave to Anne Boleyn, which she kept until her death. It is a tiny gold dog whistle with a salt spoon, earpick and toothpick (he was known for his hygeine!). When Anne gave it to her jailer shortly before her execution she pointed out that the design is of a serpent adding "and thus he (Henry) proved ever unto me". It's now kept at Chequers, the Prime Minister's country residence. This is the first ...

Rare photo of Helen Keller and her teacher, Anne Sullivan, found nearly 120 years after it was taken. Shot in July 1888, possibly the earliest photo of the two women together.

1888 Photo Depicts Helen Keller, Teacher

Anne Frank with her mother, Edith, one day after her birth on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany

King Henry VIII's (1491-1547) powder pouch, 1531 (bone & bronze), German School, (16th century) / © Czartoryski Museum, Cracow, Poland /

Bridgeman Images

Tudor era cabochon garnet ring, circa 1550

Tudor Ring, CA 1550, Cabochon Garnet

Richard “The Iceman” Kuklinski is one of the most prolific contract killers ever to have worked for the Mafia. Having taken his first life when was just 13, he claimed to have personally committed as many as 250 murders.

10 Deadliest Mafia Hitmen in History

The beginning of the Hatfield and McCoy feud.

The Boleyn Cup - The only surviving piece of Anne Boleyn's enormous and very valuable collection of gold and silver plate. This simple silver gilt cup - topped with her falcon emblem - is now at a church in Gloucestershire. Her other gold plate, salts, cups, etc would have been much more elaborate.

The Presidents of the United States of America

London’s only public statue of King Henry VIII stands on top of the main entrance gate to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital. St. Bartholomew’s was founded in 1123 and provided care for the sick, poor and needy in London for several centuries until its actual existence began to suffer when King Henry VIII began to dissolve the monasteries. London’s concerned citizens petitioned their King, and St. Bartholomew’s Hospital was unexpectedly spared.

Only One Henry VIII Statue?

Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales. Henry VIII's older brother and married to Katherine of Aragon first.

Queen Elizabeth ll then and now.


Mary Boleyn « The Freelance History Writer

The Tudor Dynasty 11 June 1456 - Birth of Anne Neville at Warwick Castle.She was an English queen, the daughter of Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"). She became Princess of Wales as the wife of Edward of Westminster and then Queen of England as the wife of King Richard III.

Anne of Cleves by Hans Holbein the Younger, 1539. Anne was bartered by her brother into marriage to Henry VIII to further the Protestant league. Henry found her lacking, after the annulment she went on to have a long happy life with more freedom than she would have had if she had returned to her homeland.

The Tudor Rose of York Bracelet

Rose of York Bracelet - Photo - The Tudors Wiki

Queen Elizabeth II with Prince Charles at Windsor Great Park, during a polo match in 1956.

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Cap Hatfield his son Coleman A. Hatfield