Henry VIII (1509-1547) King of England from 1509 until his death. Second monarch of the Tudor dynasty. 1st British Stamp (2009)
Wedding portrait of the real Mary Tudor and her husband Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk
Henry VIII became King of England, on this day 21st April, 1509 on the death of his father Henry VII
This portrait is a fine example of the profile likeness taken when Edward was about nine years old, on the eve of his succession as King. The original example, which has yet to be conclusively identified, but which may be in the Met Museum, New York, was almost certainly done by William Scrots, a talented Flemish artist first employed by Henry VIII as the King’s Painter from 1546. A larger example, thought to be from Scrot’s studio, is in the National Portrait Gallery, Lo...
Sir Thomas Boleyn, Viscount Rochford, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, 7th Earl of Ormond. Anne's Father. A handsome man who was from a wealthy mercer family. He was born at the family home at Hever Castle, Kent. He was a diplomat and a politician. His mother was Lady Margaret Butler from Co. Tipperary, Ireland and he owes his Irish titles to her. Athough matrilineal descent wasnt considered valid for Earldoms but his two pretty daughters made up for that as Henry dallied with first Mary and then…
Tudor Queens 2 - Anne Boleyn by Kristina Gehrmann Maidith http://onthetudortrail.com/Blog/anne-boleyn/anne-boleyns-appearance-demeanour/
Young King Henry VIII
A statue of King Henry VIII on the facade of Kings College, Cambridge.
Francis I and King Henry VIII - The Field of Cloth of Gold - The entertainment was not lacking, with a jousting tournament between knights on horseback. The roll of arms from the tournament, starting with those of the two kings, and then listing the arms of the jousting knights.