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Tudor Monarchs

from the Guardian

Tudor monarchs' treasured possessions to go on display at Portrait Gallery

Elizabeth I's locket ring ~ 1575 ~ secret locket ring. It wasn’t discovered until her death that the ring opened up to reveal two portraits of her and her mother Queen Anne Boleyn ~ 1575

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A portrait of Henry VII., first of the Tudor Monarchs. At the beginning of his reign in 1485, fashion was still in the style of the Medieval.

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Elizabeth I of England | portrait of Elizabeth's half-sister, Queen Mary I; she ruled England ...

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ELIZABETH I OF ENGLAND (1533–1603), last TUDOR monarch over England reigned 1558–1603 ~ Miniature of Queen Elizabeth I

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from semper.california

Performing Selfhood: The Costumed Body as a Lite of Mediation Between Life, Art and the Theatre in the English Renaissance

Elizabeth in a French Farthingale - notice how the skirt does not go all the way to the floor, but goes to the ankle. She has a standing ruff, conch, fan, and slashed shoes as well.

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Mary Tudor, later Queen Mary I. Daughter of Henry VIII and his first queen Catherine of Aragon. Born 1516 and died 1558. Married Phillip II of Spain in 1554. Known to history as "Bloody Mary" for her crimes against humanity during her reign, 1553-1558.

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EDMUND TUDOR, EARL OF RICHMOND BORN: c. 1430 DIED: 1 NOVEMBER 1456 Son of Owen Tudor and Katherine of Valois (widow of Henry V). Half-brother of Henry VI. Older brother of Jasper Tudor. Married Margaret Beaufort and fathered the future Henry VII, although Edmund died before his son was born.

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from The Telegraph

On the trail of the Tudor Queens

Suzannah Lipscomb presents a guide to the castles, palaces and cathedrals where the famous Tudor monarch met his matches

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Henry VIII, Changed the course of England with his lust. from the historical figures of Britain series by George Stuart

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