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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 Anne Boleyn on display at her childhood home of Hever Castle

Portrait of King Henry VIII 1491-1547 c.1590 1590c.

Lady Jane Dormer, Duchess of Feria: Afonso Coello, circa 1558. A good chance to compare the work of Coello with that of Anguissola. If the attribution is correct, please compare with two other portraits alleged to be of Jane Dormer.

Owen Tudor, second husband of Katherine of Valois, widow of Henry V; father of Edmund Tudor; grandfather of Henry VII; great-grandfather of Henry VIII

Do you think he could fit any more slashing onto that outfit?? Portrait of Henry the Devout of Saxony by Lucas Cranach the Elder, [northern renn, Landsknecht], 1514. Oil on wood. Dresden Gallery, Dresden, Germany.

Hans Maler pelican hat painting. Fabulous details on Racaire's blog at embroidery.racair...

Letter written by a young Anne Boleyn to her father, in archaic French, signed "Anna da Boullan".

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

Brass Engraving of Elizabeth Blount, Baroness Talboys of Kyme / Baroness Clinton of Marstoke-B. ABT. 1502/12-D. AFT 6 Feb 1539. Bessie, as she was known to Henry VIII., Charles Brandon, and others, "wan the King's harte", late in 1514 or early 1515. She became Henry's Mistress, and gave birth to his son, Henry Fitzroy, who became the Duke of Richmond.

Anglo-Saxon Kentish brooch 6c .