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.
Henry VIII and Wolsey ~ Cardinal Wolsey: Henry VIII's most able and devoted minister, betrayed. Thomas Wolsey born a butcher’s son, rose in Tudor times to Archbishop of York while serving both Henry VII and Henry VIII.
Her eloquent, brave speech moves me to tears whenever I read it listening/watching Natalie Dormer deliver Anne's speech never fails to make sob. Queen Anne was a remarkable young woman and a courageous, cunning queen.
December On this day in history Matthew Parker was consecrated as Archbishop of Canterbury. Just before her death Anne Boleyn asked Matthew Parker to look after her daughter Elizabeth, the future Elizabeth I, it was a request that Parker took to heart.
A portrait drawing of a woman, possibly Mary Zouch, who served as a lady-in-waiting to Queen Jane Seymour. A bust length portrait facing to the front. She wears a necklace and medallion, and holds a flower. Annotated by the artist on the bodice: black felbet (black velvet). Inscribed in an eighteenth-century hand at upper left: M Souch. Annotated by the artist on the bodice: black felbet (black velvet).The inscription possibly identifies the sitter as Mary Zouch, who became lady-in-waiting…
The Boleyn Cup - The only surviving piece of Anne Boleyn's enormous and very valuable collection of gold and silver plate. This simple silver gilt cup - topped with her falcon emblem - is now at a church in Gloucestershire.