Sketch of the vault containing the coffins of Henry VIII (right), Charles I (left) and Jane Seymour (right) by Alfred Young Nutt, 1888 at George’s Chapel, Windsor. The vault was opened in 1813 with the Prince Regent (later George IV) present.
Genetic testing of villagers in a remote part of China has shown that nearly two thirds of their DNA is of Caucasian origin, lending support to the theory that they may be descended from a ‘lost legion’ of Roman soldiers. Tests found that the DNA …
Death mask of Mary Queen of Scots. She was very beautiful and it is said that Queen Elizabeth was jealous of her beauty. I've read a book about the Queen of scots- er, rather her fool. It was a historical fiction, though, called The Queen's Own Fool
Henry VIII and his six wives (in order) by reconstruction artist M. Queen Catherine of Aragon, Queen Anne Boleyn, Queen Jane Seymour, Queen Anne of Cleves, Queen Catherine Howard and Queen Catherine Parr.
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.
Hilt of a Viking Sword C, Hedeby, Denmark. Weapons and armour were huge status symbols. Vikings gave their ornate swords names like Legbiter but when a warrior died in battle his sword was ritually killed too – bent double, and interred with him.