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Letter from Jane Seymour found after 469 years informing Henry VIII of the birth of his son!! Amazing!!!!

'We be delivered a prince': Letter informing Henry VIII of his longed-for son's birth is found after 469 years in stately home

Letter from Jane Seymour found after 469 years informing Henry VIII of the birth of his son!! Amazing!!!!

Katherine of Aragon's window in St George's Chapel      To the right is a wooden oriel window in St George’s Chapel, Windsor that looks onto the Quire. Was originally built for Katherine of Aragon, whose pomegranate emblem is still present. This is where Katherine Parr sat and watched Henry VIII’s funeral service and burial that occurred below.    To the left is a stone window that opens into the raised chapel of Edward IV's Chantry

Catherine of Aragon’s window (upper right) in St George’s Chapel, Windsor. Her pomegranate emblem is still present.

Grave of Henry VIII at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

The tomb of Henry VIII, Jane Seymour, Charles I, and an infant child of Queen Anne Boleyn.

The cover of one of Henry VIII's books.  This is purple velvet and embroidered motifs.

Was cromwell a hero or villain essay The aim of this essay is to answer the long-awaited question about one of the most controversial personalities in England's history. Was Oliver Cromwell a hero or a.

The noble tryumphaunt coronacyon of quene Anne/ wyfe unto the noble kynge Henry viii

Coronation emblem of Queen Anne Boleyn. Probably a reconstruction by Roland Hui. I am grateful to Lucy Churchill for this information and for her suggestion of the Anne Boleyn Files for more information.

House of Tudor 1485 - 1603 family tree

My Bullen ancestors are supposed to be related to Anne Boleyn, therefore Elizabeth I. ALady House of Tudor 1485 - 1603 family tree

Inventory of Henry VIII's assets on his death - Commissioners appointed in September 1547 took 18 months to compile an inventory of Henry VIII’s movable goods.     The first part of the surviving inventory includes money, jewels, plate, artillery, munitions, ships, arms, armour, horses, masque garments, tents, liturgical vestments and books. The second covers other items in the principal royal residences and wardrobes or stores. The inventory includes hundreds of thousands of objects.

Inventory of Henry VIII's assets on his death - Commissioners appointed in September 1547 took 18 months to compile an inventory of Henry VIII’s movable goods.

henry viii coronation-The changes, handwritten by Henry, bring the oath in line with his new role as Supreme Head of the Church of England. Instead of swearing to preserve the rights and liberties of the ‘holie churche’, the king would now swear to preserve those of the ‘holy churche off ingland’ (holy Church of England), but with the crucial condition, ‘nott prejudyciall to hys Iurysdyction and dignite ryall’ (not prejudicial to his royal dignity and jurisdiction).

Queen Anne Boleyn Look at this: Henry VIII coronation oath with notes by Henry himself.

According to legend, the Round Table which hangs in the Great Hall of Winchester Castle is the table around which King Arthur and his Knights met. 1290.  In the  years of King Henry VIII’s reign the table was painted with the Tudor Rose

WINCHESTER, UK - According to legend, the Round Table which hangs in the Great Hall of Winchester Castle is the table around which King Arthur and his Knights met. In the years of King Henry VIII’s reign the table was painted with the Tudor Rose

Queen Elizabeth's tomb in Westminster Abbey.  Around the top of the elaborate tomb is the coat of arms of her royal family [King Henry VIII'...

Queen Elizabeth& tomb in Westminster Abbey. Around the top of the elaborate tomb is the coat of arms of her royal family [King Henry VIII&

Katharine of Aragon, c1502, by Michael Sittow, King Henry VII's court painter. Katharine had arrived in England in 1501 to marry Prince Arthur Tudor, the son and heir of Henry VII. They were married in November 1501 and within six months Arthur was dead. This portrait was painted after their brief marriage.

By Michael Sittow. A young Catherine of Aragon, known at this age for her beauty. Daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain, wife to Prince Arthur of England and, more famously, to his younger brother Henry VIII.

Letter announcing the birth of Princess Elizabeth with the word "prince" changed into "princess" with the addition of the two "ss."

Being Bess: On This Day in Elizabethan History: Princess Elizabeth Tudor is Born

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