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Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503 – 11 October 1542) was a 16th-century English ambassador and lyrical poet. He is credited with introducing the sonnet into English literature.nHis mother was Anne Skinner and his father, Henry Wyatt, had been one of Henry VII's Privy Councillors, and remained a trusted adviser when Henry VIII came to the throne in 1509. None of Wyatt's poems were published during his lifetime—the first book to feature his verse, was printed a full fifteen years after his death.

Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503 – 11 October 1542) was a 16th-century English ambassador and lyrical poet. He is credited with introducing the sonnet into English literature.nHis mother was Anne Skinner and his father, Henry Wyatt, had been one of Henry VII's Privy Councillors, and remained a trusted adviser when Henry VIII came to the throne in 1509. None of Wyatt's poems were published during his lifetime—the first book to feature his verse, was printed a full fifteen years after his death.

A copy of La Saincte Bible en Francoys, translated by Jacques Lefevre d’Etaples, vol.II. Book bound for Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. This copy form Antwerp was made in 1534 and was specially bound for Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Crowned Tudor roses and ‘HA’ ciphers appear on the binding of both volumes together with evangelical texts in French.

A copy of La Saincte Bible en Francoys, translated by Jacques Lefevre d’Etaples, vol.II. Book bound for Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. This copy form Antwerp was made in 1534 and was specially bound for Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Crowned Tudor roses and ‘HA’ ciphers appear on the binding of both volumes together with evangelical texts in French.

King Henry VIII historical portrait sculpture by artist-historian George Stuart, by mharrsch, via Flickr

King Henry VIII historical portrait sculpture by artist-historian George Stuart, by mharrsch, via Flickr

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, maternal first cousin of Anne Boleyn and Katheryn Howard (He would be the last person executed under Henry VIII.)

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, maternal first cousin of Anne Boleyn and Katheryn Howard (He would be the last person executed under Henry VIII.)

Margaret of Anjou (1430 –1482) - wife of a 23-year old Henry VI since she was 15. At that time she was described as beautiful, and furthermore "already a woman: passionate and proud and strong-willed".Her ambitions led to The Rebellion of Yorkists' but she defended her crown until the end. During the fight she lost her only son Edward who - as rumored - was born from Duke Edmund Somerset. Henry VI himself said that Prince Edward was born not only as the holy spirit. Died in France at 52/53.

Margaret of Anjou (1430 –1482) - wife of a 23-year old Henry VI since she was 15. At that time she was described as beautiful, and furthermore "already a woman: passionate and proud and strong-willed".Her ambitions led to The Rebellion of Yorkists' but she defended her crown until the end. During the fight she lost her only son Edward who - as rumored - was born from Duke Edmund Somerset. Henry VI himself said that Prince Edward was born not only as the holy spirit. Died in France at 52/53.

Isabelle of Castile, Mother of Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry the VIII

Isabelle of Castile, Mother of Catherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry the VIII

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