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Queen Elizabeth's locket ring, c.1575. The portraits depict Elizabeth (lower) and a likeness of Anne Boleyn, her mother.


Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the treasonous; and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII, upon Elizabeth's death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.


Oval gold locket with a sapphire cameo portrait of Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603)

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photo of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, future Queen and wife of George VI, mother of HM Queen Elizabeth II. We always see images of her in later life. She was quite beautiful as a girl. <3


The diamond coronation necklace and earrings were originally created for Queen Victoria. The jewels have been worn by Queen Alexandra, Queen Mary, The Queen Mother and Queen Elizabeth II at their coronations.


Ring from tomb of Tutankhamun made of gold, lapis lazuli, green feldspar and red carnelian. Depicts papyrus flowers, a central scarab and a falcon as the god Horus.


Outer coffin of Queen Merytamun (M10C 119). Photograph by Harry Burton, 1929. Archives of the Egyptian Expedition, Department of Egyptian Art.


Locket ring belonging to Queen Elizabeth I. It is said she always carried a portrait of her mother, Anne Boleyn in this ring.

Queen Elizabeth I's pearl and ruby necklace. Historians say it's possible that the pearls may have belonged originally to her mother, Anne Boleyn.


Anne Boleyn's crown Beautiful, but I can't imagine it would be good luck to wear it, considering Anne Boleyn's fate.

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In this Cecil Beaton portrait of Queen Elizabeth II set in the throne room at Buckingham Palace, London, after her coronation in June 1953, the Queen wears the Imperial State Crown and holds the Orb and Septre

Dudley's tomb - Queen Elizabeth was deeply affected after Dudley died, and locked herself in her apartment for a few days until Lord Burghley had the door broken. Her nickname for Dudley was "Eyes", which was symbolised by the sign of ôô in their letters to each other. Elizabeth kept the letter he had sent her six days before his death in her bedside treasure box, endorsing it with "his last letter" on the outside. It was still there when she died 15 years later.