Elizabeth I's locket ring ~ 1575 ~ secret locket ring. It wasn’t discovered until her death that the ring opened up to reveal two portraits of her and her mother Queen Anne Boleyn ~ 1575

Elizabeth I's locket ring ~ 1575 ~ secret locket ring. It wasn’t discovered until her death that the ring opened up to reveal two portraits of her and her mother Queen Anne Boleyn ~ 1575

This is the death mask of England's King Henry VII (the father of King Henry VIII), who was the first Tudor monarch and reigned from 1485 to 1509. It is said to be the finest death mask in existence. It's also unusual in that his eyes are open.

This is the death mask of England's King Henry VII (the father of King Henry VIII), who was the first Tudor monarch and reigned from 1485 to 1509. It is said to be the finest death mask in existence. It's also unusual in that his eyes are open.

Elizabeth I of England | portrait of Elizabeth's half-sister, Queen Mary I; she ruled England ...

Elizabeth I of England | portrait of Elizabeth's half-sister, Queen Mary I; she ruled England ...

A portrait of Henry VII., first of the Tudor Monarchs. At the beginning of his reign in 1485, fashion was still in the style of the Medieval.

A portrait of Henry VII., first of the Tudor Monarchs. At the beginning of his reign in 1485, fashion was still in the style of the Medieval.

All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II

All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II

Gown worn by Queen Elizabeth I 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

Gown worn by Queen Elizabeth I 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

Coronation portrait of Elizabeth I. She wore her hair loose probably to prove to the masses as she rode through the streets, on her way to her coronation, that she was Henry's daughter (he was well-known for his red hair), and therefore not a bastard as had been alleged during her mother's time. She was 26, already tested by many plots, an imprisonment and threats against her life. Yet she persevered and became England's most successful and famous monarch.

Coronation portrait of Elizabeth I. She wore her hair loose probably to prove to the masses as she rode through the streets, on her way to her coronation, that she was Henry's daughter (he was well-known for his red hair), and therefore not a bastard as had been alleged during her mother's time. She was 26, already tested by many plots, an imprisonment and threats against her life. Yet she persevered and became England's most successful and famous monarch.

Henry VII, He united the houses of Lancaster and York ending the War of the Roses and founding the Tudor dynasty.....My 16 times great grandfather.

Henry VII, He united the houses of Lancaster and York ending the War of the Roses and founding the Tudor dynasty.....My 16 times great grandfather.

Henry VII Facts, Information & Biography - Tudor Monarchs

Henry VII Facts, Information & Biography - Tudor Monarchs

Ann of Cleves. Wife four.  http://englishhistory.net/tudor/monarchs/cleves.html

Ann of Cleves. Wife four. http://englishhistory.net/tudor/monarchs/cleves.html

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