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Tiny gloves worn by English king Edward VI at his coronation. Edward reigned 1547-1553, aged 9 to 15. Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Great Britain

SCOTLAND: Chemise belonging to Mary, Queen of Scots in which she was executed at Fotheringhay Castle. Of fine linen with drawn thread borders incribed on the bodice in red and dated Feb 11 1587. This is an Elizabethan undergarment and only one other of this type is known to survive.

The Effigy Corset belonging to Queen Elizabeth I. In 1995, the effigy of Queen Elizabeth residing in Westminster Abbey was unclothed for study and repair to the garments in which she was dressed.