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Elizabeth I wears her mother, Anne Boleyn's, "A" pendant necklace in the famous painting "The Family of Henry VIII" now hanging in Hampton Court Palace.. what a lovely, moving tribute to her fallen mother! She actually didn't do anything during her reign, though, to restore her mother's reputation.

Elizabeth I wears her mother, Anne Boleyn's, "A" pendant necklace in the famous painting "The Family of Henry VIII" now hanging in Hampton Court Palace. a lovely, moving tribute to her fallen mother!

The 'Boleyn Cup'  which belonged to Anne Boleyn and made in 1535 can be seen at the St. John the Baptist Parish Church, Cirencester, Gloucestershire  and supports Anne Boleyn's crest of a crowned falcon on a tree stump with red and white flowers. It was made out of silver and gilt. It was apparently passed on to her daughter, Elizabeth, who then passed it on to her physician as a gift, who eventually gave it to the Church where it still lives today.

The Boleyn Cup belonged to Anne Boleyn herself and carries Anne's falcon (with it's crown) placed on a tree stump.

Waxwork of Anne Boleyn at Hever Castle | «I am resolved to have him [the King] whatsoever might become of me», Anne Boleyn. In the history of England Anne was the second woman of non-royal blood that became  The Queen. The first was Elizabeth Woodville.

Anne Boleyn reconstruction (wearing her Coronation gown) at Hever Castle Kent UK by Emily Pooley 22 year old Technical and Special Effects artist.

Henry VIII surrounded by his six wives.  Katherine of Aragon 1485-1536, Queen: 1509-1533  Anne Boleyn 1501/07-1536, Queen: 1533-1536  Jane Seymour 1505/9-1537, Queen: 1536-1537  Anne of Cleves 1515- 1557, Queen: 1540 Jan-Jul  Kathryn Howard 1521-1542, Queen: 1540-1542  Catherine Parr 1512-1548, Queen: 1543-1547

Henry VIII surrounded by his six wives. Katherine of Aragon Queen: Anne Boleyn Queen: Jane Seymour Queen: Anne of Cleves Queen: 1540 Jan-Jul Kathryn Howard Queen: Catherine Parr Queen: VIII is my Gx-Great Uncle.

The 'Boleyn Cup' which belonged to Anne Boleyn and made in 1535 can be seen at the St. John the Baptist Parish Church, Cirencester, Gloucestershire and supports Anne Boleyn's crest of a crowned falcon on a tree stump with red and white flowers. It was made out of silver and gilt. It was apparently passed on to her daughter, Elizabeth, who then passed it on to her physician as a gift, who eventually gave it to the Church where it still lives today.

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.

Henry VIII visits his son, Prince Edward

Henry VIII shown on a visit to his son Prince Edward, who was raised away from court from an early age. The prince, born in is seen in a walking frame.

Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Sister of Henry VIII | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Mary Tudor, Queen of France, Sister of Henry VIII. I have been interested in the Tudors, ever since!

Queen Elizabeth's pearl and ruby necklace. Historians say it's possible that the pearls may have belonged originally to her mother, Anne Boleyn.

Queen Elizabeth I's pearl and ruby necklace. Historians say it's likely that the pearls belonged originally to her mother, Anne Boleyn. (The famous 'B' necklace?

Opening Trial Document from the Trial of Anne Boleyn   This document is the record of the beginning of the trial of Anne Boleyn and her brother, George. It is part of a set of records that document the fall of Anne Boleyn and the charges made against her. These records include details of the acts Anne is said to have committed:

Opening Trial Document from the Trial of Anne Boleyn This document is the record of the beginning of the trial of Anne Boleyn and her brother, George. It is part of a set of records that document the fall of Anne Boleyn and the charges made against.

Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn by : Arthur Hopkins

Tudor inspired art: Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn by Arthur Hopkins c. Depicts the day of the funeral of Henry VIII´s first wife, Catalina of Aragon. Sources of the time say both wore yellow, which in Tudor´s time was the color of celebration.

Anne Boleyn’s last secret Why was the queen executed with a sword, rather than an axe?   An interesting theory

Anne Boleyn’s last secret Why was the queen executed with a sword, rather than an axe? Because the Sword was sharper than an Axe so beheading her quicker. Henry's last kindness?

Henry VIII had a secret daughter who should have taken English throne before Elizabeth I, historian claims Interesting...

Henry VIII had a secret daughter who should have taken English throne before Elizabeth I, historian claims

Illegitimate: A depiction of Bessie Blount - King Henry VIII's secret mistress from the side of her parent's tomb - Henry VIII had a secret daughter who should have taken English throne before Elizabeth I, historian claims

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.

Tudor portrait correctly identified as Catherine of Aragon, after experts notice Henry VIII's wife was wearing the wrong clothes.  The portrait  was left on display at Lambeth Palace, where scholars assumed it was Henry VIII’s sixth wife Catherine Parr.  The two paintings will now be hung together for the first time in the National Portrait Gallery, nearly 500 years after they were painted.

Tudor portrait re-identified after experts notice Henry VIII's wife was wearing the wrong clothes

A Tudor portrait thought to show Henry VIII’s last wife Catherine Parr actually depicts his first, the National Portrait Gallery have said, after experts notice she was wearing the wrong clothes.

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