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Changed the course of England with his lust.    Henry VIII succeeded his father, Henry VII as the second Tudor monarch. Henry’s six wives and marriages were driven as much by a need for sons as infatuation. In order. his wives were Catherine or Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Kathryn Howard and Katherine Parr. Two ended by execution, and ultimately caused a schism with Rome and the Dissolution of the Monasteries. Parliament proclaimed Henry head of the Church in England…

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.

Portrait length color image of Mary Tudor aka. Mary I of England,  Bloody Mary, by George Stuart.

Portrait length color image of Mary Tudor aka. Mary I of England, Bloody Mary, my cousin 15 times removed by George Stuart.

Duchesse de la Mona Lisa

Portrait of Elizabeth I. Particular interested in Sleeve details and structure

Queen Elizabeth I - This is a portrait not often seen.  The red velvet gown and cape would have been fabulously expensive in Elizabeth's time, a vivid reminder to all who saw this portrait of her status and importance.

"Queen Elizabeth I of England in Parliament Robes w/ Her Favorite Feather Fan" -- Circa -- Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger -- Oil on panel -- Helmingham Hall -- Stowmarket, Suffolk, UK.

Katherine Parr, Madame Tussauds-Beautiful work on the raiment!

Waxwork of Katherine Parr, sixth wife of Henry VIII, at Madame Tussauds of London. Beautiful work on the raiment!

Henry VIII by Joos van Cleve, ca. 1535. Painted during his brief marriage to his second wife, Anne Boleyn. He actually looks handsome in this picture.

Henry VIII -- -- Joos van Cleve -- Flemish -- Oil on wood -- British Royal Trust Collection

images crown jewels of King Henry VIII | Henry VIII by Hans Holbein the younger

Was Hans Holbein's Henry VIII the best piece of propaganda ever?

Mary Tudor, Queen of France, sister of Henry VIII.,,,,Billiments were strands of gold work and jewels used as Tudor Jewelry and sewn to the neckline of garments of clothing

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

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(England) Portrait of King Henry VIII of by Hans Hobein The Younger Thyssen Bornemisza Museum, Madrid.

Queen Jane Seymour - Henry VIII's beloved 3rd wife - only wife to provide a son, yet died soon after giving birth. Henry went into a great depression after she died because of his love for her.

Queen Jane Seymour, Third Wife of Henry VIII Henry actually claimed Jane to be his most beloved of wives, and the one he regretted most (mother of his only living son) most likely because she didn't live long enough for him to tire of her

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"…

Mary of Guise (Queen of Scotland)

Mary of Guise, wife of James V of Scotland & mother of Mary Queen of Scots, by Richard Burchett part of his series of portraits at the Palace of Westminster telling the Tudor story