Penshurst Place, Kent - the huge medieval Baron's Hall. This is where Anne of Cleves lived after annulment from her marriage to King Henry VIII. The original medieval house is one of the most complete examples of 14th-century domestic architecture in England surviving in its original location.
Matthew Paris. The most detailed of four maps drawn to accompany his chronicles c.1300. The oldest surviving medieval map from England and the largest, most detailed and most perfectly preserved medieval map in the world.
Letter from Elizabeth to Edward VI-EXCERPT: Probably written in 1553, when the future Queen of England was 20 years old, Elizabeth’s letter reveals the personal costs behind the power struggles of the troubled Tudor dynasty. She tells her young half-brother, Edward VI, how she had tried to visit him during what would prove his final illness, but had been turned away.
15th century crown of Margaret of York. Exhibition held in the Tower of London in celebration of the Queen's Golden Jubilee. The crown left England in 1468 and is one of only two English Medieval crowns that survived the Civil War and is now kept in Aachen Cathedral in Germany.
Dunstable Priory, Bedfordshire, England. Built in the reign of Henry I in 1132. It was also the scene of the trial and divorce of Catherine of Aragon.It was here that Archbishop Thomas Crammer pronounced the marriage of Henry VIII illegal and the document he issued to record this was the last ever to describe the Primate of England as an official of the Church of Rome