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This is where King Henry VIII was throned in 1509. Since 1308, when it was commissioned by King Edward I, all but two monarchs have been crowned in the chair.    This image was taken in 1987 when the Stone of Scone was still there.

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Diana, Princess of Wales

Gloria Ex Amore Patriae

the-british-royal-family: “ Diana, Princess of Wales, 1990 ”

Mary Tudor, Queen of England, "Bloody Mary",daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon

Mary Tudor, Queen of England

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

ANNE OF CLEVES (1515-1557), Queen of England, fourth wife of Henry VIII, King of England, daughter of John, Duke of Cleves, and Mary, was born on the 22nd of September 1515. Her father was the leader of the German Protestants, and the princess, after the death of Jane Seymour, was regarded by Cromwell as a suitable wife for Henry VIII.

James I of Britain, son of Mary, Queen of Scots, grandson of Margaret Tudor

James I of Britain, son of Mary, Queen of Scots, grandson of Margaret Tudor

Portrait of James VI 1595 Adrian Vanson

Portrait of Anne Boleyn from Hever Castle

Portrait of Anne Boleyn from Hever Castle

Posthumous portrait of Anne Boleyn housed at Hever Castle. This portrait is frequently (and incorrectly) stated to be Hans Holbein the Younger although it dates to a much later date. It is very likely that Anne did sit for Holbein during her time as queen although any portrait that was made has not survived. There are two Holbein drawings that have been argued to be of her, although there is no consensus amongst historians on whether either depicts Anne. This is a rather romantic image of…

Portrait of Lady Arabella Stuart, claimant to the throne of England through her great-grandmother, Margaret Tudor, sister of Henry VIII. By Marcus Gheeraerts the younger, painted between 1605-1610.

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The Norton Simon Museum of Art holds one of the world's finest and most prestigious collections. Search its collection online, featuring detailed information and color images of nearly 1,000 works of European, American and South Asian art.

Portrait of Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, wearing the Order of the Garter (c. 1484-1545)     Date  circa 1530

Portrait of Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk, wearing the Order of the Garter (c. 1484-1545) Date circa 1530

Original black plague mask worn by doctors

Original black plague mask worn by doctors

Elizabeth I was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bess", Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty. The daughter of Henry VIII, she was born a princess, but her mother, Anne Boleyn, was executed two and a half years after her birth.

Elizabeth I was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bess", Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty. The daughter of Henry VIII, she was born a princess, but her mother, Anne Boleyn, was executed two and a half years after her birth.

Prince Harry and Queen Elizabeth

Cultured Views Cultured Views

Yes, the British Royal Family turned out yesterday in their dwindling droves to see the Queens eldest grandchild, Peter Phillips, marry - ummm - a Canadian girl!! Here are highlights from the dazzling day, and all sponsored by that great favourite of WAGS, Pete & Katie and every other tight f...

Philippa of Hainault (1314-1369)  Queen consort to: Edward III of England (1312-1377, ruled 1327-1377)  Married: January 24, 1328  Coronation: March 4, 1330

Who Were the Plantagenet Queens of England?

Introducing the Plantagenet queens consort, wives of the English kings from Henry II to Richard II. These women come from many different backgrounds.