Katherine of Aragon's window in St George's Chapel
To the right is a wooden oriel window in St George’s Chapel, Windsor that looks onto the Quire. Was originally built for Katherine of Aragon, whose pomegranate emblem is still present. This is where Katherine Parr sat and watched Henry VIII’s funeral service and burial that occurred below. To the left is a stone window that opens into the raised chapel of Edward IV's Chantry
Six Wives Badges
Left to right: Katharine of Aragon: a crowned Pomangranate, native of Spain. Anne Boleyn: a crowned falcon, the Boleyn falcon. Jane Seymour: a crowned pheonix, mythical creature representing immortality, Anna of Cleves: The badge of Cleves. Kathryn Howard: The Tudor Rose. Catherine Parr: Tudor rose sprouting a crowned maiden.
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Queen Elizabeth I at St Dunstans-in-the-West
The only statue of Queen Elizabeth I known to have been carved during her lifetime. The statue which dates from 1586 originally stood in Ludgate. St Dunstans-in-the-West has appeared in Barnaby Rudge and David Copperfield by Dickens.
St George's Timeline - College of St George
Edward III (1327-1377) 1348 – Founding of the College of St George and the Order of the Garter by King Edward III c.1350 – Edward III gives the Cross of Gneth, said to be a piece of the true ...Read more
Albert Memorial Chapel, Windsor Castle
To the east of St. George's Chapel, and separated from it by a passage, is the Albert Memorial Chapel. Built by Henry VII. as his burial-place but abandoned for a lordlier tomb at Westminster, this chapel was bestowed by Henry VIII. upon Cardinal Wolsey and was long known as the Wolsey Chapel or Wolsey's Tomb-House. The magnificent tomb prepared for himself by the Cardinal, but never occupied, was broken up during the Civil War, and nothing of it remains except the black and white marble…
Coat of arms of Henry VIII in St George's Chapel, Windsor
The arms of Henry VIII above the organ loft in St George’s Chapel, Windsor (where Henry is buried with third wife, Jane Seymour). Around the royal coat of arms are the coats of arms of the Knights of the Garter of his time.
Architecture | Westminster Abbey
The present Abbey building dates mainly from the reign of Henry III. In 1245 he pulled down the eastern part of the 11th century Abbey.
Kate's a peach! Duchess of Cambridge is elegant in nude Jenny Packham as she leads glamorous female Royals at Queen's Coronation service
The Duchess of Cambridge unveiled yet another outstanding maternity look as she arrived at Westminster Abbey with William this morning.
Westminster Abbey Gallery
Diagram of the locations of some Tudor (and related) graves in the Henry VII chapel at Westminster Abbey. Adapted from Historical Memorials of Westminster Abbey by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, 1889. Diagram adapted by Lara E. Eakins