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Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the treasonous; and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII, upon Elizabeth's death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.

Wax figure of Sisi (empress Elisabeth of Austria) from Madame Tussauds Museum in Vienna

A wax figure of Kathrine Howard at Madame Tussaud's, London. Photograph by Lara E. Eakins.