Tudor Rose, Cambridge King's College -- The emblem of King Henry VIII, the Tudor rose and the Beaufort portcullis. The red and white Tudor rose united the House of York and the House of Lancaster. The Beaufort portcullis to his Tudor ancestors.
The Devoted Classicist: Hardwick Hall and the Cavendish Dynasty. The High Great Chamber was originally a dining room for Bess, Countess of Shrewsbury. The canopy and chairs were commissioned by her grandson, the second earl.
Stained glass windows - Hampton Court - the Great Watching Chamber built in honor of Jane Seymour after she gave birth to Henry VIII's son and heir. The room's name comes from the presence of royal guards in the room protecting Henry VIII.
The ornate ceiling of the Great Hall at Hampton Court Palace. There are carvings of little figures in the eaves of the ceiling, believed to be able to listen in on all the gossip happening below at court. This is where the term "eavesdropper" was created.