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Bishop Robert Sherburne with Henry VIII (1491-1547) c.1508-36 (mural).  Henry visited Bishop Sherburne at Amberley Castle in 1526.  Barnard, Lambert (fl.1508-36) / Chichester Cathedral, Sussex, UK / Bridgeman Imag

Bishop Robert Sherburne with Henry VIII (mural). Henry visited Bishop Sherburne at Amberley Castle in Barnard, Lambert / Chichester Cathedral, Sussex, UK / Bridgeman Imag

Thomas Cromwell, Chancellor to Henry VIII and his chief minister, was executed on Tower Hill, London, for promoting the King's failed marriage to Anne of Cleves, on this day 28th July, 1540. Henry also married Catherine Howard, his fifth wife on the same day. Cromwell's Death Mask

Oliver Cromwell's Death Mask, this one at the Ashmolean. Several moulds exist. The National Portrait Gallery also has an Oliver Cromwell mask which closely resembles this one.

King Henry VIII, the Duke of Suffolk, and Sir Anthony Browne entering South Sea Castle at the time the French attacked the English Fleet off Portsmouth anno 1545, taken from an ancient painting at Cowdray by John and George Sherwin 1774

King Henry VIII, the Duke of Suffolk, and Sir Anthony Browne entering South Sea Castle at the time the French attacked the English Fleet off Portsmouth anno Taken from an ancient painting at Cowdray by John and George Sherwin,

King Henry VIII of England.                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Henry VIII marrried my cousins; Anne Boleyn Queen Consort to England and Catherine Howard. He had both beheaded.

The Black Book of the Garter, showing the page in which the enthronement of England's King Henry VIII is depicted

The Black Book of the Garter, showing the page where the enthronement of England's King Henry VIII is depicted

Record of the birth of Prince Henry (later Henry VIII) in Margaret Beaufort’s Book of Hours. Margaret was Henry’s paternal grandmother. She frequently recorded dates of personal and political interest in her Book of Hours alongside a calendar of Church festivals.

Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII inherited a Book of Hours which contains a calendar of Church festivals and saints’ days which Lady M.

A painting of Henry VIII thought to be the last before his death has been uncovered in Wiltshire.

'Last ever' painting of Henry VIII uncovered in Wiltshire

Here is a rarely seen image of Henry VIII’s bastard son, Henry Fitzroy, in the Garter procession. He is on the far right while Henry VIII brings up the rear. Fitzroy’s red hair can be seen beneath his...

Here is a rarely seen image of Henry VIII’s bastard son, Henry Fitzroy, in the Garter procession. He is on the far right while Henry VIII brings up the rear. Fitzroy’s red hair can be seen beneath his red and gold cap. The image dates from around.

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