Chain of the Order of the Golden Fleece (shown in the Schatzkammer in Vienna). Upon the collapse of the Austrian monarchy after WWI, King Alfonso XIII of Spain took possession of the property of the Order on behalf of the dethroned emperor, Charles I of Austria. Sovereignty remains with the head of the house of Habsburg, which was handed over in 2007 by Otto von Habsburg to his eldest son, Karl von Habsburg.
was Fr. Jonas' graphic disfigurement (as imagined by Kazuo Ishiguro http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/11437813/The-Buried-Giant-An-exclusive-extract-from-Kazuo-Ishiguros-long-awaited-new-novel.html Buried Giant) inspired by events of Palm Sunday 1461? For canny co-incidences watch Secrets of the Dead clip from "Blood Red Roses" combatant's skull reconstruction from the Battle of Towton | More https://www.pinterest.com/srkm8793/historical-faces/
Richard III's wax seal. "…We have no difficulty in pronouncing Richard’s parliament the most meritorious national assembly for protecting the liberty of the subject and putting down abuses in the administration of justice that had sat in England since the reign of Henry III..." Lives of the Lord Chancellors of England
English royalty, queen consort of Henry VII. Daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville. She married Henry on January 18, 1486 at Westminster, symbolically ending the Wars of the Roses by joining the houses of York and Lancaster under the house of Tudor.