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Commissioned for Nonsuch Palace by King Henry VIII - a rare Tudor survival

Commissioned for Nonsuch Palace by King Henry VIII - a rare Tudor survival

Silvered and engraved armour of Henry VIII (showing his and Katherine's initials)

Silvered and engraved armour of Henry VIII (showing his and Katherine's initials)

After Henry VIII died in 1547, a full inventory of his possessions was commissioned in London. Here are some of the stranger items on the list. 9 Bizarre Objects Owned By Henry VIII | Mental Floss

9 Bizarre Objects Owned by Henry VIII

After Henry VIII died in 1547, a full inventory of his possessions was commissioned in London. Here are some of the stranger items on the list. 9 Bizarre Objects Owned By Henry VIII | Mental Floss

Framlingham Castle in Suffolk once belonged to Mary Tudor, the eldest daughter of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. In 1552, the castle became hers after the death of Thomas Howard, the third Duke of Norfolk. She had already been granted most of the Howard estates in East Anglia in Henry VIII's will of 1547.

Framlingham Castle in Suffolk once belonged to Mary Tudor, the eldest daughter of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. In 1552, the castle became hers after the death of Thomas Howard, the third Duke of Norfolk. She had already been granted most of the Howard estates in East Anglia in Henry VIII's will of 1547.

Mary Tudor, Queen of France, sister of Henry VIII.,,,,Billiments were strands of gold work and jewels used as Tudor Jewelry and sewn to the neckline of garments of clothing

Mary Tudor, Queen of France, sister of Henry VIII.,,,,Billiments were strands of gold work and jewels used as Tudor Jewelry and sewn to the neckline of garments of clothing

Dissolution of the Monasteries by Henry Vlll in 1538.  Hence, the founding of the Anglican Church.

Dissolution of the Monasteries by Henry Vlll in 1538. Hence, the founding of the Anglican Church.

The Marriage of Mary Tudor and Louis XII of France. Mary danced her besotted husband to death, then stole a French Crown Jewel (known as the Mirror of Naples) and bribed her brother, Henry VIII, with it after she married Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, for love. Mary, her sister Margaret & brother Henry all married for love -- in an age when royalty was expected to marry for state purposes.

The Marriage of Mary Tudor and Louis XII of France. Mary danced her besotted husband to death, then stole a French Crown Jewel (known as the Mirror of Naples) and bribed her brother, Henry VIII, with it after she married Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, for love. Mary, her sister Margaret & brother Henry all married for love -- in an age when royalty was expected to marry for state purposes.

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