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    The six badges, Personal Emblems, of the wives of Henry VIII.-Left to right: Katharine of Aragon: a crowned Pomangranate, native of Spain. Anne Boleyn: a crowned falcon, the Boleyn falcon. Jane Seymour: a crowned pheonix, mythical creature representing immortality, Anna of Cleves: The badge of Cleves. Kathryn Howard: The Tudor Rose. Catherine Parr: Tudor rose sprouting a crowned maiden.

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    The Tudor Rose

    Arms of Anne Boleyn on the left and king Henry VIII on the right

    "The Great Matter" ~ This painting depicts the Court of King Henry VIII sometime during 1525-1530. In this large portrait, Henry VIII is seen intimately wooing Anne Boleyn in court behind his wife, Catherine of Aragon. To Henry and Anne's left is the Spanish ambassador showing disgust at the scene in front of him; to the right of Catherine, Cardinal Wolsey.

    The coronation robe of Catherine of Aragon.

    Anne Boleyn facial reconstruction, THIS is so very fascinating. It is amazing to be able to put a face to such an infamous person in History.

    coronation emblem of Queen Anne Boleyn

    Jane Seymour By Richard Burchett  Oil on panel, 1850’s

    Hello History's Anne Boleyn 16x16 square pillow.

    The Tudor period usually refers to the period between 1485 and 1603, specifically in relation to the history of England; this was the period when the Tudor dynasty ruled. Its first monarch was Henry VII (1457– 1509). The term is often used more broadly to include Elizabeth I's reign (1558– 1603), although this is often treated separately as the Elizabethan era. IMAGE: Tudor Rose detail from a portrait of Elizabeth I.

    Canon in honour of Henry VIII, 1516, written around the Tudor Rose.

    The cover of one of Henry VIII's books. This is purple velvet and embroidered motifs.

    tudor rose at oxford

    Henry VIII and his six wives (in order) by reconstruction artist M.A. Ludwig

    Catherine Carey daughter of Mary Boleyn and William Carey was born about 1524. It is believed that she is the product of her mother's affair with Henry VIII but he never recognized her as such. She was Maid of Honor to Anne of Cleves and Catherine Howard. She married Sir Francis Knollys on 4/26/1540. Once Elizabeth became queen she was appointed Chief Lady of the Bedchamber.

    Original marriage contract between Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon, circa 1503.

    Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn arms in Discover Greenwich

    Prince Edward Tudor - King Henry VIII's only legitimate son (with Jane Seymour) Isn't he adorable. I know historians should not indulge in 'What If' fantasies, but I always wonder what might have happened if Edward lived.

    Hello History's Anne Boleyn 14x20 accent pillow.

    Anne Boleyn's Toiletry Box and Contents by That Boleyn Girl, via Flickr