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Wax figure of Elizabeth I. Photo June 2000.

Side by sides of the wax figures of the Six Wives of Henry VIII as photographed by Hiroshi Sugimoto.

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

Wax figure of Kathryn Howard At Madame Tussaud's, London; Photograph by Lara E. Eakins

Elizabeth I

Elizabeth I

A wax figure of Marie Antoinette admires the Table of Teschen in the Chateau de Breteuil.

This is the wax figure of Jane Seymour, Henry's third wife.

Wax figure of Anne of Cleves At Madame Tussaud's, London; Photograph by Lara E. Eakins

Wax figure of Katherine Parr At Madame Tussaud's, London; Photograph by Lara E. Eakins

Wax figure of HenryVlll from Madame Tussaud's in London.

A wax figure of Queen Elizabeth I based on the Ermine Portrait. At Madame Tussaud’s, London. Photograph by Lara E. Eakins

Elizabeth I glove

Wax figures of Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette and their children at Madame Tussaud’s.

Another view of that stunning wax figure of Empress Elisabeth in Vienna, Austria.

Queen Elizabeth I

Tudor and Stuart Royals, a painting at Leeds Castle Henry VII; Henry VIII; Edward VI; Mary I; Elizabeth I; James I; Henry, Prince of Wales; Charles I; Anne of Denmark; Frederick V, King of Bohemia; Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia

Queen Elizabeth 1's Favorite, Robert Dudley

Elizabeth I, wax figure at Madame Tussauds Museum, London, BackerStreet

Wax figure of Catherine of Aragon