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Henry VIII's personal divorce plea - the letter that changed the course of history.  It is addressed to Cardinal Benedetto de Accolti, the Bishop of Ravenna, requesting a divorce from 1st wife Katherine of Aragon & dated January 18, 1529.

Henry VIII's personal divorce plea - the letter that changed the course of history. It is addressed to Cardinal Benedetto de Accolti, the Bishop of Ravenna, requesting a divorce from wife Katherine of Aragon & Dated January 1529 www.

1536, A letter from Princess Mary (Henry VIII’s daughter) to her stepmother Jane Seymour (third wife of Henry VIII). Dates to 1536, the year of Jane’s marriage to the king and when Mary and her father reconciled after she initially refused to recognise his first annulment, her illegitimate state and his position as head of the Church of England. Within the letter Mary thanks Jane for her aid and asks her to continue to speak well of ...

Letter from Princess Mary to Jane Seymour, 1536 A letter from Princess Mary (Henry VIII’s daughter) to her stepmother Jane Seymour (third wife of Henry VIII). Dates to the year of Jane’s marriage to the king ---

A Tudor portrait thought to show Henry VIII’s last wife Catherine Parr   actually depicts his first, the National Portrait Gallery have said, after   experts notice she was wearing the wrong clothes.

Tudor portrait re-identified after experts notice Henry VIII's wife was wearing the wrong clothes

A Tudor portrait thought to show Henry VIII’s last wife Catherine Parr actually depicts his first, the National Portrait Gallery have said, after experts notice she was wearing the wrong clothes.

1502: Henry VIII's schoolboy copy of a book by Cicero, on which he wrote "Thys Boke is Myne Prynce Henry"

King Henry VIII's Artifacts

Henry VIII's schoolboy copy of a book by Cicero. He wrote "Thys Boke is Myne Prynce Henry". The Grolier Club,NY”

Love letter from Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn

Tender love letter--- In Henry VIII’s letters to Anne Boleyn, sequestered in the Vatican, contains these lines:“Mine own Sweetheart……… Wherever I am, I am yours………. Written by the hand of him who is, and always will be yours….

Letter from Katherine of Aragón to the Pope. In the letter, written in spanish, Katherine pleads to the Pope to save her marriage. She signed it "Katherina the Queene". The letter recently sold for 80,000 pounds.

Letter from Catherine of Aragón to the Pope. In the letter, written in Spanish, Catherine pleads to the Pope to save her marriage. She signed it "Katherina the Queene". The letter recently sold for pounds.

The real boarding pass for RMS Titanic

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Record of the birth of Prince Henry (later Henry VIII) in Margaret Beaufort’s Book of Hours. Margaret was Henry’s paternal grandmother. She frequently recorded dates of personal and political interest in her Book of Hours alongside a calendar of Church festivals.

Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII inherited a Book of Hours which contains a calendar of Church festivals and saints’ days which Lady M.

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