Replica of Henry VIII.'s Crown, created by The Crown Jeweller Harry Collins. The original was destroyed after the English Civil War. The original was made for either Henry VIII. or his father, Henry VII., and was worn in the coronations of Henry VIII.’s children, and their successors, James I. and Charles I.
Thomas Culpepper, Tudor courtier, the 'beautiful youth' who was a great favourite of Henry VIII.-St. Sepulchre without Newgate-On 10th December 1541, Thomas Culpeper, a gentleman of Henry VIII.’s privy chamber, was taken to Tyburn. Condemned for treason and having committed adultery with Henry’s fifth queen, Katherine Howard, he was beheaded in front of a large crowd. His body was buried here, in St Sepulchre without Newgate.
Sir William Compton - 1482-1528 One of Henry VIII's closest and most trusted friends. Ward to King Henry VII when he was 11 due to his father's death. He was placed in the household of Prince Henry. William served as a page to the young prince. Growing up together, the two formed a close friendship which continued the rest of Compton's life. He was Groom of the Stole to Henry VIII, one of the highest court positions
Portrait of Katherine Parr, Queen of England (1512-1548)-This portrait portrays Katherine towards the end of her life. It is ironic that so few portraits of the Queen appear to survive, given that she was the foremost patron of portraiture in mid-Tudor England.