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Anne Boleyn Commending the Princess Elizabeth to the Care of Matthew Parker  Anne Boleyn standing in front of a portrait of Henry VIII, holding a prayer book, talking to Matthew Parker, kneeling at left, kissing the hand of Princess Elizabeth; two young women watching from behind a half-open door in background at left.

Anne Boleyn Commending the Princess Elizabeth to the Care of Matthew Parker Anne Boleyn standing in front of a portrait of Henry VIII, holding a prayer book, talking to Matthew Parker, kneeling at left, kissing the hand of Princess Elizabeth

Shoes worn by Queen Anne Boleyn, Queen Elizabeth I's mother

These were orignally credited as "shoes worn by Queen Anne Boleyn." They actually belong to the Northampton Museums & Art Gallery and do not have date or provenance.

rosebiar:     A closeup of the crown from Queen Elizabeth I’s Armada Portrait by George Gower. Lara E. Eakins.  (via beautifulsphere)

Crown of Queen Elizabeth I (Armada portrait detail), England (before gold, pearls, precious gemstones, velvet).

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.

Chromolithograph of Anne Boleyn, published by Charles Jeffreys, 1846

Anne Boleyn published by Charles Jefferys, after Unknown artist chromolithograph, 1846 13 in. mm x 239 mm) paper size Given by John Hall, 1972 NPG

Sister Elizabeth Barton (1506? – 20 April 1534), known as "The Nun of Kent", "The Holy Maid of London", "The Holy Maid of Kent" and later "The Mad Maid of Kent", was an English Catholic nun. She was executed as a result of her prophecies against the marriage of King Henry VIII of England to Anne Boleyn.

20 April 1534 - Execution of Elizabeth Barton, Holy Maid of Kent - The Anne Boleyn Files

French portrait of Queen Anne Boleyn.   A version of Anne's official portrait, which has been lost/destroyed. It might even have been painted by Holbein. The best known variation is the Elizabethan portrait in London's National Portrait Gallery.

Lady Anne Boleyn, Queen of England A version of Anne's official portrait, which has been lost/destroyed. It might even have been painted by Holbein. The best known variation is the Elizabethan portrait in London's National Portrait Gallery.

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