The Miroir or Glasse of the Synneful Soul is a manuscript book that was given to Katherine Parr by her stepdaughter, the future Elizabeth I of England in 1544, when Elizabeth was eleven years old. Elizabeth translated the work from French verse into English prose and wrote the manuscript with her own hand, dedicating it with the words From Assherige, the last daye of the yeare of our Lord God 1544 … To our most noble and vertuous Quene Katherin, Elizabeth her humble daughter wisheth…

The Miroir or Glasse of the Synneful Soul is a manuscript book that was given to Katherine Parr by her stepdaughter, the future Elizabeth I of England in 1544, when Elizabeth was eleven years old. Elizabeth translated the work from French verse into English prose and wrote the manuscript with her own hand, dedicating it with the words From Assherige, the last daye of the yeare of our Lord God 1544 … To our most noble and vertuous Quene Katherin, Elizabeth her humble daughter wisheth…

An embroidered book stitched by Princess Elizabeth Tudor (future Elizabeth I) for her stepmother, Katherine Parr

An embroidered book stitched by Princess Elizabeth Tudor (future Elizabeth I) for her stepmother, Katherine Parr

Elizabeth I, c.1563  A portrait of Elizabeth I, by an unknown artist, perhaps Steven van der Meulen. Dates to c.1563, around five years after Elizabeth’s accession. The portrait may have been commissioned for or granted to a noble family (it was custom for the queen to give portraits of herself as gifts).   Check out Philip Mould's book "Sleuth." He bought this picture for a record sum after decoding the significance of it. It was painted to express her fertility and ability to provide an…

Elizabeth I, c.1563 A portrait of Elizabeth I, by an unknown artist, perhaps Steven van der Meulen. Dates to c.1563, around five years after Elizabeth’s accession. The portrait may have been commissioned for or granted to a noble family (it was custom for the queen to give portraits of herself as gifts). Check out Philip Mould's book "Sleuth." He bought this picture for a record sum after decoding the significance of it. It was painted to express her fertility and ability to provide an…

Elizabeth I: The Clopton Portrait, c1560, unknown artist. This is a rare image of Elizabeth during the early years of her reign.  It's one of my fav's of her

Elizabeth I: The Clopton Portrait, c1560, unknown artist. This is a rare image of Elizabeth during the early years of her reign. It's one of my fav's of her

Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex was born on 11/10/1565 at Netherwood near Bromyard, in  Herefordshire, the son of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex and  Lettice Knollys. His maternal great-grandmother Mary Boleyn was a  sister of Anne Boleyn, mother of Queen Elizabeth I, making him a  cousin of the Queen, and there were rumours that his grandmother,  Catherine Carey, a close friend of Queen Elizabeth's, was Henry VIII's  illegitimate daughter. He was a military hero and favorite of Elizabeth…

Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex was born on 11/10/1565 at Netherwood near Bromyard, in Herefordshire, the son of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex and Lettice Knollys. His maternal great-grandmother Mary Boleyn was a sister of Anne Boleyn, mother of Queen Elizabeth I, making him a cousin of the Queen, and there were rumours that his grandmother, Catherine Carey, a close friend of Queen Elizabeth's, was Henry VIII's illegitimate daughter. He was a military hero and favorite of Elizabeth…

Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas
Search