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Tudor Christmas at Hampton Court Palace. Photography by Dan Osbaldeston

Tudor sword of Henry VIII @ Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 1500-1600, rock crystal and gilt silver. Said to be given to him by the Pope.

Napkin owned by Elizabeth I showing the arms of her mother, Anne Boleyn

Arbella Stuart was a direct descendant of King Henry VII of England. As the only child of Charles Stuart, Earl of Lennox and Elizabeth Cavendish, she was a grandchild of Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox and Margaret Douglas, who was, in turn, the daughter of Margaret Tudor, widow of James IV of Scotland, mother of James V of Scotland, and daughter of England's Henry VII. Margaret Douglas was the product of Margaret Tudor's second marriage, to Archibald Douglas, 6th Earl of Angus

Margaret Tudor, Queen Consort of Scotland, daughter of Henry VII, sister of Henry VIII, grandmother of Mary Queen of Scots

Tudor Rose, Cambridge King's College -- The emblem of King Henry VIII was the Tudor rose and the Beaufort portcullis. The red and white Tudor rose represented the combination of the House of York and the House of Lancaster. The Beaufort portcullis relates to his Tudor ancestors.

Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scotland, Sister of Henry VIII Portrait of Margaret Tudor (1489-1541) Queen of Scotland from 'Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth' after a portrait by Daniel Mytens (c.1590-1642),

The Beaufort Portcullis was a very important part of the representation of Henry VII and that of his descendants. Margaret Beaufort, his mother, is a descendant of the first duke of Lancester, John of Gaunt, who was the son of King Edward III.

Henry VII; Henry VIII; Edward VI; Mary I; Elizabeth I; James I; Henry, Prince of Wales; Charles I; Anne of Denmark; Frederick V, King of Bohemia; Elizabeth, Queen of Bohemia

A replica of Mary Tudor’s wedding dress A beautiful replica of Mary Tudor’s wedding dress. Made by costume expert Tanya Elliott. Mary’s dress was recorded in one contemporary report to be in the French style and made of ‘rich tissue with a border and wide sleeves, embroidered upon purple satin, set with pearls of our store, lined with purple taffeta’. It had a partlet, the sleeveless jacket covering just the chest and a high collar. The kirtle was of white satin enriched with s...

Oldest, functioning Tudor style chimney, Thornbury Castle where Ann Boleyn and Henry VIII stayed in 1535

Great Hall, Hampton Court Palace-Decorated during the 500th anniversary celebration of Henry VIII's accession.

It's the sexy outfit from Tudor Tailor! Also, adorable kid in garb!!!!!

Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII, grandmother of Henry VIII, Margaret, and Mary Tudor

My early Tudor costume (c.1500) by esmolnyakova, via Flickr

These Medieval Headdresses were much in evidence in the Early Tudor era.

black and pearls

Catherine Parr, sixth (and last) wife of Henry VIII

Princess Mary Tudor - kings-and-queens Photo

Duke Of Suffolk, Charles brandon - kings-and-queens Photo