Side by sides of the wax figures of the Six Wives of Henry VIII as photographed by Hiroshi Sugimoto.

Side by sides of the wax figures of the Six Wives of Henry VIII as photographed by Hiroshi Sugimoto.

Anne Boleyn facial reconstruction, THIS is so very fascinating. It is amazing to be able to put a face to such an infamous person in History.

Anne Boleyn facial reconstruction, THIS is so very fascinating. It is amazing to be able to put a face to such an infamous person in History.

Wounds from the battlefield: What Richard’s remains revealed about war-scarred king

Wounds from the battlefield: What Richard’s remains revealed about war-scarred king

Queen Jane Seymour, Third Wife of Henry VIII    Henry actually claimed Jane to be his most beloved of wives, and the one he regretted most (mother of his only living son) most likely because she didn't live long enough for him to tire of her

Queen Jane Seymour, Third Wife of Henry VIII Henry actually claimed Jane to be his most beloved of wives, and the one he regretted most (mother of his only living son) most likely because she didn't live long enough for him to tire of her

Interesting article with a possible reason why King Henry VIII's wives (specifically Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn) suffered so many miscarriages. A couple of pet peeves - he had six wives, not five as the article states, and Katherine Howard, Anne of Cleves & Katherine Parr were never pregnant by Henry. Not that we know of, anyway…

Was Something Wrong With Henry VIII That Made His Wives Miscarry?

Interesting article with a possible reason why King Henry VIII's wives (specifically Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn) suffered so many miscarriages. A couple of pet peeves - he had six wives, not five as the article states, and Katherine Howard, Anne of Cleves & Katherine Parr were never pregnant by Henry. Not that we know of, anyway…

Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the “treasonous” and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII,  upon Elizabeth’s death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.

Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the “treasonous” and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII, upon Elizabeth’s death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.

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