Cardinal Wolsey's 1522 Portable Sundial
Henry VIII's coffin Sketch of the vault containing the coffins of Henry VIII, Charles I and Jane Seymour by Alfred Young Nutt, 1888. The coffin on the left is Charles I’s; in the middle, Henry VIII’s on the right, Jane Seymour’s. The vault is suited below a stone marking the site that is placed in the centre of the Quire in St George’s Chapel, Windsor. The vault was opened in 1813 with the Prince Regent (later George IV) present. A contemporary account describes the event. Accordi...
Thomas Linacre, MD born c.1460 - died 20 Oct 1524 - After the deaths of his brother & father,Henry VIII appointed him as guardian of his health earning 50 pounds per annum. He counted as his patients,Erasmus, Sir Thomas More,Bishop Tunstall, Cardinal Thomas Wolsey,Archbishop William Warham,Bishop Fox & the reformer Hugh Latimer.He was responsible for the first Medical Act of 1512. Linacre convinced Henry to found the Royal College of Physicians in 1518.
The Reluctant King. Prince Albert Frederick Arthur George (1895--1952), 2nd son of King George V of England and the one his father wanted to succeed him. That wish came true when Albert's older brother, King Edward VIII, abdicated, paving the way for Prince Albert to become King George VI.
George the VI (of The King's Speech fame) with Queen Elizabeth
Princess Charlotte of Wales was the only child of George, Prince of Wales and Caroline of Brunswick. Born January 7, 1796, Carlton House Died: November 6, 1817, Claremont Place of burial: St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle Spouse: Leopold I of Belgium Parents: George IV of the United Kingdom, Caroline of Brunswick
The one time Princess May of Teck, a German Princess, was presented a wedding gift by Lady Eve Greville's committee which raised funds from "the girls of Great Britain and Ireland" for the tiara celebrating her 1893 wedding. She of course would later become Queen Mary when Prince George (son of King Edward VII) became King George V.