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Archaeological News: Model of lost Surrey Tudor palace unveiled →

archaeologicalnews:

A model of a Surrey palace built by Henry VIII and that once symbolised the power and the grandeur of the Tudor dynasty is to be unveiled.

Nonsuch Palace in Cheam was constructed to rival those of the French King, Francis I.

It was demolished by a mistress of King Charles II in the late…

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costumedramas:

Helen Mirren in the title role of Elizabeth I (2005).

costumedramas:

Helen Mirren in the title role of Elizabeth I (2005).

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tinywaitress:

Today in history, July 28th, 1540, Henry VIII married his fifth wife, Kathryn Howard.

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fripperiesandfobs:

Unknown Woman
ca. 1550
William Scrots

fripperiesandfobs:

Unknown Woman

ca. 1550

William Scrots

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fripperiesandfobs:

Costume designed by Walter Plunkett for Lana Turner in “Diane” (1956).

From The Vintage Film Costume Collector

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fripperiesandfobs:

Queens of England by George S. Stuart

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studioregency:

The Cheapside Hoard… a treasure trove of 16th and 17th century upper-middle class pieces found in London only recently. There are over 30 necklaces in the Cheapside Hoard! I can’t wait to go to London again someday and take a look at all of it in person.

studioregency:

The Cheapside Hoard… a treasure trove of 16th and 17th century upper-middle class pieces found in London only recently. There are over 30 necklaces in the Cheapside Hoard! I can’t wait to go to London again someday and take a look at all of it in person.

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venicepearl:

Allegory of England under the shadow of the Tudor rose, in an illustration taken from a manuscript of 1516.
{Magazine “History”, July 2011 - Italy}

venicepearl:

Allegory of England under the shadow of the Tudor rose, in an illustration taken from a manuscript of 1516.

{Magazine “History”, July 2011 - Italy}

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let-them-grumble:

‘And I your Majesty, I am with child’
Anne of the Thousand Days

let-them-grumble:

‘And I your Majesty, I am with child

Anne of the Thousand Days

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