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Philip II-King of Spain and husband of Queen Mary I of England

A portrait of Phillip II (1527-1598), King of Spain. After Anthonis Mor, 1558. Philip's wife Mary I of England died the same year that this portrait was painted.

(Isabella I of Castile, mother to Katherine of Aragon and maternal grandmother of Mary I of England. Detail from The Virgin of the Catholic Monarchs by an unknown artist which depicts Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile).

Portrait of King Phillip II of Spain. Antonis Mor, 1557.

Philip II of Spain ( Queen Mary's I first husband) by Richard Burchett

People at entrance of a public shelter watch enemy planes during a daytime raid in London during The Blitz of World War II in 1940. (George Rodger)

Valladolid, Spain. This is the birth place of King Philip II. He ruled as an absolute monarch with divine right. Which means he had complete authority and it was believed God gave him that authority

The only surviving piece of Anne Boleyn's enormous and very valuable collection of gold and silver plate. This simple silver gilt cup - topped with her falcon emblem - is now at a church in Gloucestershire. Her other gold plate, salts, cups, etc would have been much more elaborate.

A close-up of the tomb effigy of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester from his tomb in St. Mary's Church, Warwickshire. Image from Peterinlille on Flickr.

Tomb of Ambrose Dudley, St Mary's Church, Warwick.

The graves of the Titanic dead Most of the gravestones identical, with the name and identification number of the victim, and the identical date of death, 15 April 1912. There are over 300 graves in Halifax, most in this cemetery, and also some in the Roman Catholic and Jewish cemeteries.