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American Duchess one of the BEST blogs for historical clothing info

American Duchess one of the BEST blogs for historical clothing info

House of Tudor 1485 - 1603 family tree

House of Tudor 1485 - 1603 family tree

Henry VIII & his wives ~ finally and exhaustively! All we have to add is that these three Queens were relatives ( Boleyn, Howard, Parr), all these three could be beheaded (Parr was very close to execution and murder),  all these three were, probably, the most beloved wives of Henry VIII of England.

Henry VIII & his wives ~ finally and exhaustively! All we have to add is that these three Queens were relatives ( Boleyn, Howard, Parr), all these three could be beheaded (Parr was very close to execution and murder), all these three were, probably, the most beloved wives of Henry VIII of England.

Henry VIII (1491–1547)  by Hans Holbein the younger  (studio of)

Henry VIII (1491–1547) by Hans Holbein the younger (studio of)

King size! Henry VIII's armour reveals he had a 52in girth - for which he paid a terrible price

King size! Henry VIII's armour reveals he had a 52in girth - for which he paid a terrible price

Prince Edward Tudor - King Henry VIII's only legitimate son (with Jane Seymour)

Prince Edward Tudor - King Henry VIII's only legitimate son (with Jane Seymour)

Henry VIII  By Richard Burchett   Oil on panel, 1850’s

Henry VIII By Richard Burchett Oil on panel, 1850’s

This painting is the finest and most compelling portrait of Elizabeth I before her accession. It conveys her beauty, dignity, gentleness and learning. 1546 / Attributed to William Scrots. Probably painted for Henry VIII.

This painting is the finest and most compelling portrait of Elizabeth I before her accession. It conveys her beauty, dignity, gentleness and learning. 1546 / Attributed to William Scrots. Probably painted for Henry VIII.

Information and facts about Henry...good idea for history classes and graphics!

Information and facts about Henry...good idea for history classes and graphics!

Field armor of Henry VIII of England about 1544...so about three years before his death. Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Henry_VIII_armor_by_Matthew_Bisanz.JPG at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, USA.

Field armor of Henry VIII of England about 1544...so about three years before his death. Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Henry_VIII_armor_by_Matthew_Bisanz.JPG at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, USA.

Henry VIII is buried in St. George's Chapel at Windosr Castle, not in Westminster Abbey (where one might expect). Jane Seymour is buried with him.

Henry VIII is buried in St. George's Chapel at Windosr Castle, not in Westminster Abbey (where one might expect). Jane Seymour is buried with him.

On this day in 1557, Anne of Cleves died. Henry VIII's 4th wife, Anne outlived all the other wives as well as Henry. Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves were married for just over 6 months when they were formally annulled on July 9th the same year. Henry gave Anne Hever Castle as part of the settlement, which stayed in her possession until her death in 1557. Henry and Anne enjoyed a firm friendship long after their annulment.

On this day in 1557, Anne of Cleves died. Henry VIII's 4th wife, Anne outlived all the other wives as well as Henry. Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves were married for just over 6 months when they were formally annulled on July 9th the same year. Henry gave Anne Hever Castle as part of the settlement, which stayed in her possession until her death in 1557. Henry and Anne enjoyed a firm friendship long after their annulment.

Henry VIII became King of England, on this day 21st April, 1509 on the death of his father Henry VII

Henry VIII became King of England, on this day 21st April, 1509 on the death of his father Henry VII

Henry VIII visits his son, Prince Edward

Henry VIII visits his son, Prince Edward

King Henry VIII Costume. As Henry grew older his health suffered, contributing to his weight increasing dramatically, no longer the energetic man of his youth.

King Henry VIII Costume. As Henry grew older his health suffered, contributing to his weight increasing dramatically, no longer the energetic man of his youth.

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