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Queen Mary with her two eldest sons, Edward Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII) and Prince Albert (later King George VI)

This is where King Henry VIII was enthroned in 1509. Since 1308, when it was commissioned by King Edward I, all but two monarchs have been crowned in the chair. This image was taken in 1987 when the Stone of Scone was still there.

King Edward IV - 1442 - 1483, the first Yorkist King of England, having battled the Lancastrian challenge to his throne in 1471, and then reigning in peace until his death.

The Field Armor of King Henry VIII of England “This impressive armor was made for Henry VIII (r. 1509–47) towards the end of his life when he was overweight and crippled with gout. Constructed for use on horse and on foot it was probably worn by the king during his last military campaign, the siege of Boulogne in 1544.”

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.

461 YEARS AGO TODAY ~ ON 20 JULY 1547 ~ THE 9 YEAR OLD SON OF KING HENRY VIII AND HIS QUEEN, JANE SEYMOUR - WAS CROWNED, "KING OF ENGLAND".

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Edward VIII & Wallis Simpson

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

Elizabeth Woodville, Wife of King Edward IV of England in a spectacular frame

King Henry VIII armour The armour belonging to Henry Tudor, exhibited at the Tower of London, England.

Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Sister of Henry VIII