After decades of unsuccessful searching, archaeologists may have their best evidence ever of the possible fate of Sir Walter Raleigh’s “Lost Colony.” It comes in the form of a clue from Sir Walter himself, secreted within the 425 year old “Virginea Pars” map drawn by his expedition to site the first English colony in the New World.

Elizabethan Map of America provides clue to 'Lost Colony'

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Henry VIII and his six wives (in order) by reconstruction artist M.A. Ludwig

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Francis II of France & his wife Mary, Queen of Scots. (The double portrait was taken from Francis' mother, Catherine De Medici's "Book of Hours".)

Mary, Queen of Scots, in Pictures

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Mary Queen of Scots 1542-1587 - (Mary Stuart or Mary I of Scotland) was queen regnant of Scotland. Mary spent most of her childhood in France whilst Scotland was ruled by regents, and in 1558, she married Francis, Dauphin of France. Vivacious, beautiful, and clever, Mary had a promising childhood. She was considered a pretty child and later, as a woman, strikingly attractive. She was a favourite with everyone, except Henry II's wife Catherine de' Medici.

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Mary Queen of Scots - Born 1546, Imprisoned 1568, Executed 1587 - Mother of King James I of England

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Mary Queen of Scots, aged 19, in white mourning to mark the loss of three members of her immediate family within a period of 18 months. Her father-in-law Henry II died in July 1559; her mother Mary of Guise died in Scotland in June 1560; and in December of the same year her husband Francis II died. Mary, no longer Queen of France, returned to Scotland in August 1561. Wearing white was the official sign of mourning worn by women of royal blood or high-ranking courtiers.

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Oldest, functioning Tudor style chimney, Thornbury Castle where Ann Boleyn and Henry VIII stayed in 1535

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Henry VIII with Thomas Wolsey

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High tudor fashion

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On 22 July 1536, Henry VIII’s illegitimate son, Henry Fitzroy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, and the Earl of Nottingham, died at age 17. His death was a huge blow for Henry VIII, not only because he loved his son deeply but because he was left without an heir. Henry had made both his daughters illegitimate and now he couldn’t even legitimize his bastard son. Suzannah Lipscombe lists Henry Fitzroy’s death as one of the events of 1536 that sent Henry over the edge & changed the King for e...

The Death of Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset

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"How Did Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk die?"-An article from | Anne Boleyn: From Queen to History: http://queentohistory.blogspot.com.au/2011/09/quick-question-how-did-charles-brandon.html

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"Queen Elizabeth Oak" Queen Elizabeth's Oak Tree is in London's Greenwich Park. This ancient hollow tree was planted around the 12th Century. Elizabeth I once played around this tree watched by her parents Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Legend has it that the tree was also a lock-up for offenders.

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A miniature portrait of the young Princess Elizabeth, daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. She became Queen Elizabeth I, perhaps the greatest monarch England has ever know. Portrait by William Essex.

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The reign of Henry VIII saw the first law against Witchcraft created. The Witchcraft Act of 1541 was the first to define witchcraft as a felony, a crime punishable by death and the forfeiture of the convicted felon’s goods and chattels.

Witchcraft | Daughter of Avalon | Page 2

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Field armor of Henry VIII of England about 1544...so about three years before his death. Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Henry_VIII_armor_by_Matthew_Bisanz.JPG at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, USA.

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Tudor tree from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth I. Found from a very cool website where the blogger says, "Ask Henry" and answers questions as if he were Henry!

The Website of King Henry VIII - Ask Henry. Questions 200 - 399

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Children of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York: Arthur, Prince of Wales. Margaret, Queen of Scotland. Henry, King of England. Mary, Queen of France.

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.The six wives of Henry VIII. Of the six, three are directly descended from one lady: Elizabeth Cheney. From her 1st marriage to Sir Frederick Tilney, her daughter Elizabeth married the 2nd Duke of Norfolk, and her children Elizabeth and Edmund were the parents of, respectively, Anne Boleyn & Katherine Howard. Her daughter Anne Say Wentworth's daughter Margery was the mother of Jane Seymour.

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Henry VIII's sword of state that is said to have been given to him by the Pope.| Source: BBC

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Anne Boleyn's Lute, the most fashionable musical instrument of the Tudor's time and later, during the reign of Charles II Stuart. It is known that Elizabeth I, Henry VIII, Louis XIII and Anne of Austria were talented musicians and played lute well. But Louis XIV preferred the guitar

ARTIFACTS of the Tudors - The Tudors Wiki

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'Lost' portrait of Anne of Cleves? Portrait of Anne of Cleves, fourth queen consort of Henry VIII, attributed to the circle of Barthel Bruyn. Oil on vellum

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Henry Carey, Lord Hunsdon, son of Mary Boleyn, nephew of Anne Boleyn, possible son of Henry VIII

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Henry Carey, Husband of Mary Boleyn, Brother in law of Anne Boleyn Carey died of the sweating sickness in the same outbreak that nearly killed Anne Boleyn.

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The White Princess of York, her mother's namesake, mother to Henry VIII, niece to Richard III, daughter to King Edward IV and wife of Henry VII.

The Other Elizabeth Girl

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Catherine Howard (1523-1542) was Queen of England & the 5th wife of King Henry VIII. They married in 1540 almost immediately after the annulment of his marriage to Anne of Cleves. However Catherine Howard was beheaded after less than two years of marriage to Henry on the grounds of treason for committing adultery while married to the King.

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