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A portrait of Sir Philip Sidney, warrior-poet and brother of Mary Sidney-Herbert, Countess of Pembroke.

A portrait of Mary Sidney-Herbert, Countess of Pembroke, circa 1614.

Portrait of Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke, by Anthony Van Dyck, 1635. Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke was born on 16 October, 1584. He was the son of Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, and his wife, Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke.

Sir Francis Walsingham, by an unknown artist. National Portrait Gallery, London.

Portrait of William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke by Daniel Mytens (1625) William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke, (8 April 1580 – 10 April 1630) was the son of Henry Herbert, 2nd Earl of Pembroke and his third wife Mary Sidney. Chancellor of theUniversity of Oxford, he founded Pembroke College, Oxford with King James. He was warden of the Forest of Dean, and constable of St Briavels from 1608 to 1630. He served as Lord Chamberlain from 1615 to 1625.

Portrait of Sir Henry Sidney (1529-1586)

Thomas Seymour, brother of Jane (third wife of Henry VIII), uncle of Edward VI, married Catherine Parr (Henry's sixth wife) shortly after Henry's death.... And thanks to Randi Archibeque for the correction!

X-ray image of the portrait of Sir Francis Walsingham

Henry VIII at eighteen, the year he became king and married his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, who was turning 24. (I think he's rather funny looking here, but I guess given how tall he was, he was probably a tall, gangly teen until he filled out. He was supposed to be very athletic and musical.)

Edward VI. This portrait is an obvious attempt to link Edward, the only legitimate son of Henry VIII, to his father. That pose is unmistakable. Unfortunately, Edward died while he was still a teenager, so he never had the chance to develop the mature confidence that he's (probably) feigning here.

Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford, Son of Edward Seymour, Nephew of Jane Seymour, Husband of Catherine Grey

Henry Grey, third Marquis of Dorset and Duke of Suffolk? Classified by NPG as Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester by Unknown English workshop oil on panel, circa 1575 38 in. x 27 in. (965 mm x 686 mm) Purchased, 1867 Primary Collection NPG 247