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Hair of Mary Tudor in a Gold Locket; Engraved on the back: ‘Hair of Mary Tudor Queen of France cut from her head Sep 6 1784 when her tomb at St Edmundsbury was opened H[orace].W[alpole].’ From collection of Horace Walpole, Strawberry Hill.

A lock of hair from Mary Tudor, Queen of France and sister of Henry VIII. It was clipped from her head at the opening of her tomb in 1784 and encased in a locket to preserve it. Proof of the famous Tudor red hair.

1533 Princess Elizabeth's christening gown, sewn and embroidered by her mother, Anne Boleyn

Princess Elizabeth I christening gown, sewn and embroidered by her mother, Anne Boleyn. There is some doubt that this is not the gown worn by Elizabeth since there are no Tudor Roses worked into the embroidery pattern

Spooky photo of the tomb of Mary Queen of Scots, Westminster Abbey

Spooky photo of the tomb of Mary Queen of Scots, Westminster Abbey - if i remember correctly, she and Queen Elizabeth I are together.

Johnny Appleseed, 1774 – 1845  Planted seeds in Wellsburg, WV... why not plant a tree or two each year???

Fort Wayne, Indiana - Gravesite of Johnny Appleseed, 1774 – 1845 "Oh the Lord is good to me.and so I thank the Lord for giving me the things I need the sun and the rain and the appleseed.

Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Sister of Henry VIII | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Sister of Henry VIII. I have been interested in the Tudors, ever since!

Creo que vivir en nuestra época es más divertido.

12 Cosas extrañas que hacían nuestros ancestros

A Knocker-up ’s job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers windows - Photograph from Philip Davies’ Lost London: 1870 - S)

The 'Boleyn Cup' which belonged to Anne Boleyn and made in 1535 can be seen at the St. John the Baptist Parish Church, Cirencester, Gloucestershire and supports Anne Boleyn's crest of a crowned falcon on a tree stump with red and white flowers. It was made out of silver and gilt. It was apparently passed on to her daughter, Elizabeth, who then passed it on to her physician as a gift, who eventually gave it to the Church where it still lives today.

The Boleyn Cup - The only surviving piece of Anne Boleyn's enormous and very valuable collection of gold and silver plate. This simple silver gilt cup - topped with her falcon emblem - is now at a church in Gloucestershire.

Irene Sendler.  Polish Catholic who during WWII smuggled 2500 infants and toddlers out of ghettos. She was eventually caught and she was beaten severely. But, she continued to fight for the children, even searching for surviving parents after the war.

Irena Sendler A 98 year-old Polish woman named Irena Sendler died in During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out

Mary Queen of Scots death warrant

Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots death warrant, signed by Elizabeth I Tudor, Queen of England. The end of Royal competition, hate and love

Bastet Statue

In Egyptian culture, cats were highly revered, and families often had them mummified when they died. The wealthy would even decorate their cats in gold, with jewels. Here Bastet is shown as a royal feline.