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Enrique VIII, icono de la moda S XVI. Jubón acolchado largo,  acentúa los hombros, capa de piel y zapatos de pico de pato

King Henry VIII by Hans Holbein the Younger, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Henry was the second monarch of the House of Tudor, succeeding his father, Henry VII.

Henry VII.  After taking the throne, king Henry VII disarmed the nobility, a maneuver essential for consolidation and restoration of royal authority. The infamous Star Chamber was revived. He kept his promise to marry Elizabeth of York, thereby affirming his legitimacy. She bore him eight children, including the future King Henry VIII. An Historical Figure of England, Tudor Dynasty.

Portrait length color image of Henry VII aka. Henry VII of England, Harri Tudur, by George Stuart.

Queen Elizabeth 1-never married or had children. She was known as the Virgin Queen.

Queen Elizabeth 1 --- "The Virgin Queen." Survived multiple assassination attempts and took a broken country and lead it into the "Golden Years". Such a strong woman with just the right amounts of each of her parents - Henry VIII & Anne Boylen- in her.

Portrait length color image of Henry VIII aka. Henry VIII of England, Henry Tudor, by George Stuart.

Interested in a more femme version of this silhoutte- puff sleaves, corsetted/robust chest, thinner legs Thumbnail color image of Henry VIII aka. Henry VIII of England, Henry Tudor, by George Stuart.

Velvet & wool afternoon gown, 2-piece, taupe moire silk faille & velvet w/ faun wool flannel appliques in stylized folige motifs, bolero style bodice, high neck "under bodice" of cream silk panne, ribbon embroidered & lace trimmed lapels, lace jabot, c. 1902

VELVET & WOOL AFTERNOON GOWN, c. moire silk faille & velvet w/ faun wool flannel appliques in stylized folige motifs, bolero style bodice, high neck “under bodice” of cream silk panne,.

Bulgarian costume/textile  www.roadswelltraveled.com

Ethnic Macedonian, from the village of Pirin (Sandanski region, southwest-Bulgaria).

Jane Seymour (1509-1537)

Portraits of century ladies by Richard Burchett at Palace of Westminster; Catherine Howard Mary Tudor, Queen of France and Mary of Guise, Queen of Scotland Anne Boleyn and Jane Seymour

461 YEARS AGO TODAY ~ ON 20 JULY 1547 ~ THE 9 YEAR OLD SON OF KING HENRY VIII AND HIS QUEEN, JANE SEYMOUR - WAS CROWNED,  "KING OF ENGLAND".

King Edward VI - King Henry VIII's only surving son. Poor boy really suffered at the end.

When Edward IV married Elizabeth Woodville,he was defying conventions on several fronts.This wasn’t just about Elizabeth lacking royal status—Edward was taking a diplomatic gamble.To marry someone from within a country,and not someone foreign,risked disrupting the balance of internal politics.Not selecting a princess from the European princess-bride market rejected the prestige that came with a royal union.

My Great Grandmother: Elizabeth Woodville, Queen Consort of Edward IV; mother of Elizabeth of York, whose marriage to Henry VII joined the Lancaster and York factions and founded the Tudor dynasty.

Katherine Howard: 5th wife of Henry VIII, was beheaded at the age of 21. After only eight months of being married to Henry, Catherine had already taken Thomas Culpepper as her lover. Their relationship would end tragically. Legend has it that Catherine’s last words were: “I die a queen, but would rather die the wife of Culpepper.” flickr.com

(supposed likeness) Henry called Catherine Howard his "Rose Without a Thorn"…

Miniature French Painting Of Tudor Queen Ann Boleyn ~ Queen Elizabeth's I mother ~

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