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    Painting of Henry's funeral and plaque at Reading Abbey.

    • Cynthia Ahner

      Henry I's body was returned to england sewn into a bull's skin but grave has vanished.......

    • Anne May

      Missing graves of Kings

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    King of England funeral masks at Tower of London

    Cigarette Card - King Richard III Godfrey Phillip's Cigarettes "Kings & Queens of England" (series of 37 issued in 1925) #8 Richard III

    Charles I, King of England, son of James I, grandson of Mary, Queen of Scots.

    Saint Matilda of Scotland, Queen of Henry I of England - kings-and-queens Photo

    Margaret of Anjou, wife of Henry VI and Queen Consort. ca. XV.

    Berengaria of Navarre c. 1165–1170 – 23 December 1230) was Queen of the English as the wife of King Richard I of England. She was the eldest daughter of King Sancho VI of Navarre and Sancha of Castile. As is the case with many of the medieval queens consort of the Kingdom of England, relatively little is known of her life. The early 20th Century Cunard passenger liner RMS Berengaria was named in her honour, the first Cunard ship to be named for a British queen.

    Matilda, the uncrowned Queen of England and mother of Henry II

    Harold's death on the Bayeux Tapestry and his alleged grave at Waltham Abbey.

    Geoffrey Plantagenet - named for the yellow sprig of broom blossom (planta genista) he wore in his hat. Second husband to Matilda and the father of King Henry II of England, he was Duke of the Normans and Count of Anjou, Main and Mortain. Henry was heir to Anjou as well as England.

    'Three days dead, King George VI rested in the little church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham Estate, in a plain coffin made for him overnight, out of an old oak in the park, by the carpenters of the royal estate. On Feb 11 the King's coffin was to be taken to London, there to lie in Westminster Hall until the funeral on Feb 15th 1952. Among the wreaths was the one at the foot of the coffin reading 'To Darling Papa from Elizabeth and Phillip'

    Portrait of Lady Arabella Stuart, claimant to the throne of England through her great-grandmother, Margaret Tudor, sister of Henry VIII. By Marcus Gheeraerts the younger, painted between 1605-1610.

    Mary de Bohun (c. 1368 – 4 June 1394) was the daughter of Humphrey de Bohun,7th Earl of Hereford, and Joan Fitzalan (1347/48–1419),the daughter of Richard FitzAlan,10th Earl of Arundel and Eleanor of Lancaster.She married Henry Bolingbroke,future King Henry IV of England,but at the time of this, his first marriage,he was not in direct line of succession to the throne. Mary was never queen, as she died before Henry came to the throne.

    Chimney Sweep, London, England, 1877 (John Thomson)

    Queen Victoria died almost exactly 112 years ago. Here is her funeral procession at Windsor

    :::::::::::: Antique Photograph ::::::::::: Sarah Forbes Bonetta, born in West Africa was captured and became a slave of the King of Dahomey at 5 years old. In June 1850, Commodore Forbes of H.M.S. Bonetta arrived in Dahomey and the King presented him with the girl as a present for Queen Victoria. She was brought back to England and Victoria and Albert paid for her education. Later when Sally was married, Queen Victoria was godmother to their first child, named Victoria in her honour.


    An amazing list of actual reasons for admission into the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum from the late 1800s; I count 7 that could put me away!

    Burial hands.The body of a one-year-old boy who died of dehydration is prepared for burial at Jalozai refugee camp.The child's family,originally from North Afghanistan,had sought refuge in Pakistan from political instability and the consequences of drought.The family gave the photographer permission to attend as they washed and wrapped his body in a white funeral shroud, according to Muslim tradition. In the overcrowded Jalozai camp of 80,000 refugees from Afghanistan endured squalid conditions.

    Jane Seymour

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