William Parr, 1st Marquess of Northampton, 1st Earl of Essex and 1st Baron Parr. B. Aug. 14, 1513-D. Oct. 28, 1571. Brother of Queen consort, Catherine Parr, Edward VI.'s 'beloved uncle', and one of the most important men at Edward's court. Sentenced to death on 18 August 1553 after the accession of Mary I. He was, however, released in the autumn. His titles were restored to him by Elizabeth I. in 1559. Elizabeth paid for his funeral and burial.
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Grace, Lady Parker (1515- by 1549), Hans Holbein the Younger, c. 1540-43 | Royal Collection Trust
The ties on the front of this dress are an interesting option for some of the interlayers seen in Dutch dresses of the period. By Hans Holbein Jr.
Lady Lister, Hans Holbein the Younger, c. 1532-43. "A portrait drawing of Lady Lister, her precise identity is unknown. A bust length portrait facing three-quarters to the right. Inscribed in an eighteenth-century hand at upper left and right: The Lady...Lister."