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Shakespeare's Memorial - This bust of the Bard, William Shakespeare, was commissioned by his widow and friends in 1623, just 7 years after his death. It was carved by Gerard Jansen and is considered to be a very good representation of how Shakespeare looked. The memorial overlooks his tomb in the chancel of Holy Trinity church in Stratford-upon-Avon.

A Stained Glass Portrait of Catherine of Aragon: A portrait of the young queen at the height of her beauty and the king's love, circa 1512. The Chapel at The Vyne

Portrait of the cavalier in red 1560 Antonio Moroni, Bergamo. National Gallery of Australia

Timeline of the British Monarchs from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II. This is an enormous timeline of the British Monarchs from 1066 to the present day. The dates of the reigns of each monarch are included with each name and photo. Additional individuals are on the timeline as necessary to show how the line of succession reached a particular monarch.

Graffiti in a cell in the Tower of London by Fred Dawson, via Flickr

Anglo-Saxon Kentish brooch 6c .

'...coat of arms of Jane Seymour, third wife of Henry VIII. A woman's coat of arms were usually diamond shaped like this. The crown and Tudor roses show her royal status."

Nelson is feted on Trafalgar Day centenary (21 Oct. 1905)

Queen Elizabeth I at St Dunstans-in-the-West The only statue of Queen Elizabeth I known to have been carved during her lifetime. The statue which dates from 1586 originally stood in Ludgate.

The Tomb of Lady Catherine Grey (1540 - 1568) and Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford (1539-1621) Salisbury Cathedral. The younger sister of Lady Jane Grey, Catherine was a granddaughter of Henry VIII's sister Mary, and a potential successor to her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I of England, but incurred Elizabeth's wrath by her secret marriage to Edward Seymour, 1st Earl of Hertford.

A copy of La Saincte Bible en Francoys, translated by Jacques Lefevre d’Etaples, vol.II. Book bound for Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. This copy form Antwerp was made in 1534 and was specially bound for Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Crowned Tudor roses and ‘HA’ ciphers appear on the binding of both volumes together with evangelical texts in French.