TREASON'S ACT OF 1534 ~ PASSED BY PARLIAMENT OF ENGLAND DURING THE REIGN OF KING HENRY VIII. PASSED AFTER THE ACT OF SUPREMACY WHICH MADE THE KING THE. "ONLY HEAD OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND ON EARTH". THIS ACT MADE IT TREASON, PUNISHABLE BY DEATH TO DISAPPROVE OF THE KING'S SUPREMACY. SIR THOMAS MORE WAS EXECUTED UNDER THIS ACT.
Replica of a Tudor 'birthing room'. In some instances, midwives and mothers were aided by a birth chair, specifically designed for delivery. The seat of a chair would have a cut out, or key hole section where the midwife would have delivered the newborn. The chairs also had a straight back that assisted gravity and moved the birth process forward to completion.
The Heneage Jewel [locket] - also called 'The Armada Jewel', 1595 ~ painting by Nicholas Hilliard. "Elizabeth I gave elaborate jewels bearing her image as a reward for outstanding services. From the Victoria & Albert Museum