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Elizabeth I, from Historical Figures of England. Portrait by George Stuart.

About Elizabeth I aka. Elizabeth I of England, Glorianna, Good Queen Bess, The Virgin Queen from Historical Figures of England. Portrait by artist-historian George Stuart. Catelog name Elizabeth_I.

Elizabeth I as you've never seen her before: Portrait showing off her wrinkles goes on display The work portrays Elizabeth I in her sixties  It was painted by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger in the late 16th century

Elizabeth I as you've never seen her before: Portrait showing off her wrinkles goes on display

Studio of Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger, Portrait of Elizabeth I, c. 1595 (when she was The Elizabethan Gardens, Manteo, North Carolina. Very rare portrait showing the queen's age.

Anne Boleyn, close up of one of the most amazing dolls I have ever seen.

Queen consort of England (Anne Boleyn) married to Henry VIII King of England Second wife of Henry VIII. She was executed by Henry.

Henry VII.  After taking the throne, king Henry VII disarmed the nobility, a maneuver essential for consolidation and restoration of royal authority. The infamous Star Chamber was revived. He kept his promise to marry Elizabeth of York, thereby affirming his legitimacy. She bore him eight children, including the future King Henry VIII. An Historical Figure of England, Tudor Dynasty.

Portrait length color image of Henry VII aka. Henry VII of England, Harri Tudur, by George Stuart.

Catherine of Aragon was the first wife of Henry VIII and consort. Six pregnancies produced only one surviving child, Princess Mary (later Queen Mary I). She was the heir presumptive, at a time when there was no precedent for a woman on the throne. The Pope refused to allow the annulment of Henry's marriage to Catherine. The refusal set off a chain reaction that led Henry to break with the Roman Catholic Church, the establishment of an independent Church in England and his marriage to Anne…

Portrait length color image of Catherine of Aragon aka. Catalina de Aragón, by George Stuart.

Queen Jane Seymour - Henry VIII's beloved 3rd wife. I wonder would she have remained beloved had she lived? Henry was so fickle

Queen Jane Seymour, Third Wife of Henry VIII Henry actually claimed Jane to be his most beloved of wives, and the one he regretted most (mother of his only living son) most likely because she didn't live long enough for him to tire of her

This unusual portrait of Elizabeth was painted in 1565, making her 32 years old. The entire portrait including the frame is from one block of wood.  This portrait became known in 1994 when it was offered for sale. It depicts the Queen with a jeweled caul which was Italian fashion at the time. Unknown artist but painted in England.

Elizabeth I., An almost medieval composition dating from the first decade of Elizabeth's reign. The entire portrait is made from a single piece of wood.

Princess Mary Tudor, younger sister of Henry VIII and younger child of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York.  She married Charles Brandon after the death of her first husband Louis XII.  This is supposed to represent Mary around the time of 1524 when the couple was already married to each other

Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Sister of Henry VIII. I have been interested in the Tudors, ever since!

Anne Boleyn, Second Wife of Henry VIII, Waxwork at Warwick Castle by lisby1, via Flickr

Anne Boleyn, Second Wife of Henry VIII, Waxwork at Warwick Castle by lisby1, via Flickr

A Clickable Tudor Family Tree! Have fun untangling the webbing and discovering connections!

[Henry VIII's break from Rome] A Clickable Tudor Family Tree! Have fun untangling the webbing and discovering connections!

Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the “treasonous” and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII,  upon Elizabeth’s death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.

“ Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the “treasonous” and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII, upon Elizabeth’s death in this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are.

Inspired illustration of Anne Boleyn by ~trickd on deviantART.

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

Portrait length color image of Henry VIII aka. Henry VIII of England, Henry Tudor, by George Stuart.

Interested in a more femme version of this silhoutte- puff sleaves, corsetted/robust chest, thinner legs Thumbnail color image of Henry VIII aka. Henry VIII of England, Henry Tudor, by George Stuart.

ca. 1515 Mary Tudor closeup from portrait with Henry Brandon attributed to Jan Mabuse (Woburn Abbey - Woburn, Bedfordshire UK) | Grand Ladie...

1515 Mary Tudor closeup from portrait with Henry Brandon attributed to Jan Mabuse (Woburn Abbey - Woburn, Bedfordshire UK)

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