Oil painting on panel, Judith Tracey, Mrs Francis Throckmorton, English School, 16th century. A three-quarter-length portrait of the daughter of Richard Tracey of Stanway and Barbara Lucy of Charlecote. She was the wife of Francis Throckmorton of Ullenhall. She is wearing a black embroidered dress with white lace collarand blouse, ruff and cuffs, leaning her right arm on a cushion on a pedestal and her left hand at the sash round her waist.
Edward I (17 June 1239 – 7 July 1307), also known as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots (Latin: Malleus Scotorum), was King of England from 1272 to 1307. The first son of Henry III, Edward was involved early in the political intrigues of his father's reign, which included an outright rebellion by the English barons.
The Seal Burse of Elizabeth I - England, around AD 1596 This (purse) is embroidered with the Royal Arms of England for the Great Seal of Elizabeth I (1553-1603). The Great Seal was traditionally carried in procession before the Lord Chancellor and Keeper of the Seal in a burse, or purse, originally of white leather or linen. By the end of the sixteenth century the burse was transformed into a magnificent velvet purse, embroidered with the arms of England and elaborately decorated.
The cover of Elizabeth's translation of 'The Mirror of the Sinful Soul', given to Katherine Parr. Read our article, "An Education: The Shaping of Elizabeth I, through childhood events and academic pursuit" at On The Tudor Trail : http://onthetudortrail.com/Blog/resources/elizabeth-i/an-education-the-shaping-of-elizabeth-i-through-childhood-events-and-academic-pursuit/
John of Gaunt, 1st Duke of Lancaster. The family is from a mixture of heritages that included the Moors. Note the noble fleur-de-lis embroidered all over his outfit...anyway, in case you don't know why, please study....