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Speech by Elizabeth I - "I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England, too."

This document records the famous speech delivered by Queen Elizabeth I to her troops assembled at Tilbury Camp to defend the country against the Spanish Armada.

A letter by Britain's Queen Elizabeth I expressing her outrage at the imprisonment of Mary Queen of Scots

A letter by Britain's Queen Elizabeth I expressing her outrage at the imprisonment of Mary Queen of Scots Hands up everybody who finds this funny! If Lizzy was so "outraged" why did she give Mary the chop?[and i dont mean pork]

the lock of greying red hair preserved at Wilton, Queen Elizabeth I is said to have given to Philip Sidney in 1572 when she was thirty-nine

the lock of greying red hair preserved at Wilton, Queen Elizabeth I is said to have given to Philip Sidney in 1572 when she was thirty-nine

Inventory of Henry VIII's assets on his death - Commissioners appointed in September 1547 took 18 months to compile an inventory of Henry VIII’s movable goods.     The first part of the surviving inventory includes money, jewels, plate, artillery, munitions, ships, arms, armour, horses, masque garments, tents, liturgical vestments and books. The second covers other items in the principal royal residences and wardrobes or stores. The inventory includes hundreds of thousands of objects.

Inventory of Henry VIII's assets on his death - Commissioners appointed in September 1547 took 18 months to compile an inventory of Henry VIII’s movable goods.

The future Queen Elizabeth, age 19, writes to her half-brother King Edward VI shortly before his death in 1553.

The future Queen Elizabeth, age writes to her half-brother King Edward VI shortly before his death in

Page 1 of Anne Boleyn's Letter to King Henry VIII from the Tower of London, 6 May 1536.

Page 1 of Anne Boleyn's Letter to King Henry VIII from the Tower of London, 6 May 1536

Anne Boleyn's letter (dated 29 April 1529) to Stephen Gardiner:  link includes transcript

Anne Boleyn’s Letter to Stephen Gardiner. This letter was written by Anne Boleyn on 4 April Not many of Anne’s letters from the period of the divorce survive and, furthermore, it demonstrates the personal interest Anne took in the divorce proceedings.

Bishop of Worcester's writing on purgatory, with notes by Henry VIII - In the 1530s, debate raged about the efficacy of prayers for the dead and the very existence of purgatory.     Around 1537 the reformist Bishop of Worcester, Hugh Latimer (c.1485–1555), prepared for the King a paper in opposition to what he ironically described elsewhere as ‘our old ancient purgatory pick-purse’ and Henry’s sharp disagreement is apparent in his marginal notes.

Bishop of Worcester's writing on purgatory, with notes by Henry VIII

A document bearing the signature ‘Anne the Quenen’, written by Anne of Cleves during her short time  as Queen of England

A document bearing the signature ‘Anne the Queen’, written by Anne of Cleves during her short time as Queen of England

All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II

All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II amazing that during the war many relatives lived in rival countries

House of Tudor 1485 - 1603 family tree

My Bullen ancestors are supposed to be related to Anne Boleyn, therefore Elizabeth I. ALady House of Tudor 1485 - 1603 family tree

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