Left to right:   Katharine of Aragon: a crowned Pomangranate, native of Spain.  Anne Boleyn: a crowned falcon, the Boleyn falcon.  Jane Seymour: a crowned pheonix, mythical creature representing immortality,  Anna of Cleves: The badge of Cleves.  Catherine Howard: The Tudor Rose.  Catherine Parr: Tudor rose sprouting a crowned maiden.

6 wives of henry viii Katharine of Aragon: a crowned Pomangranate, native of…

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Can't decide whether to get this one in memory of my Mum or the other Tudor rose (without the foliage) !

Princess Mary Tudor, Daughter of Henry VII, Sister of Henry VIII by lisby1, via Flickr

Princess Mary Tudor, Daughter of Henry VII, Sister of Henry VIII Mary Tudor married Charles Brandon, becoming the Duchess of Suffolk and maternal grandmother to Lady Jane Grey.

Queen Elizabeth I, 1592.  Circle of Nicholas Hilliard.  Hardwick House.

Elizabeth I: "The Hardwick Portrait", by Nicholas Hilliard and his workshop; commissioned by Bess of Hardwick, who also embroidered the skirt the queen is wearing in the portrait. The painting can be viewed still at Hardwick Hall.

A portrait I haven't seen before of Queen Elizabeth I by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger. The Queen is painted in her Parliament Robes

"Queen Elizabeth I of England in Parliament Robes w/ Her Favorite Feather Fan" -- Circa -- Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger -- Oil on panel -- Helmingham Hall -- Stowmarket, Suffolk, UK.

Letter sent to Pope Clement VII by Henry VIII (and the 81 noblemen whose seals are affixed) to dissolve his marriage to Katherine of Aragon, 1530

Revealed: Signed by 81 noblemen, the threatening letter sent to a Pope 'asking' him to annul Henry VIII's first marriage

Threatening: Released from the Vatican archives for the first time, this 1530 letter sent by English noblemen urged Pope Clement VII to annul Henry VIII's marriage to his first wife

Words of previous pinner: Nice portrayal of an imagined Anne Boleyn.

Queen Anne Boleyn Second wife of King Henry Mother of Queen Elizabeth I. When Anne moved from the French court to the English court she was admired by many courtiers including King Henry. Henry asked Anne to be his mistress, but s

When it was built, it was hailed as one of the finest buildings of its age – only to be destroyed 150 years later.Now Henry VIII’s ‘lost’ palace can be seen for the first time in more than 300 years – in a scale model based on 50 years of research.The replica of Nonsuch Palace – so named because there was no other like it – took 1,250 hours to make.

Revealed, Henry VIII's lost pleasure palace: Amazing scale model recreates Nonsuch Palace more than 300 years after it was destroyed

When it was built, it was hailed as one of the finest buildings of its age – only to be destroyed 150 years later.Now Henry VIII’s ‘lost’ palace can be seen for the first time in more than 300 years – in a scale model based on 50 years of research.The replica of Nonsuch Palace – so named because there was no other like it – took 1,250 hours to make.

'Reproduction of Signatures of the Tudors and their Court from 'Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth''

"Reproduction of Signatures of the Tudors and their Court from 'Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth'" Art Print by Sarah Countess of Essex - ARTFLAKES.

Anne Boylen and King Henry

Tudor inspired art: Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn by Arthur Hopkins c. Depicts the day of the funeral of Henry VIII´s first wife, Catalina of Aragon. Sources of the time say both wore yellow, which in Tudor´s time was the color of celebration.

Love Letters from Henry VIII. to Anne Boleyn, with Notes--awesome link!

Love Letters from Henry VIII. to Anne Boleyn, with Notes--awesome link! Very ironic since the bastard had her head cut off not long after he wrote these.

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

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.

The 'Boleyn Cup' which belonged to Anne Boleyn and made in 1535 can be seen at the St. John the Baptist Parish Church, Cirencester, Gloucestershire and supports Anne Boleyn's crest of a crowned falcon on a tree stump with red and white flowers. It was made out of silver and gilt. It was apparently passed on to her daughter, Elizabeth, who then passed it on to her physician as a gift, who eventually gave it to the Church where it still lives today.

The Boleyn Cup - The only surviving piece of Anne Boleyn's enormous and very valuable collection of gold and silver plate. This simple silver gilt cup - topped with her falcon emblem - is now at a church in Gloucestershire.

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