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Tudor sword of Henry VIII @ Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 1500-1600, rock crystal and gilt silver

Tudor sword of Henry VIII @ Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Rock crystal and gilt silver. Said to have been given to him by the Pope. Not a jewel, but impressive none the less~

Henry VIII a Ana Bolena...Happy Valentines    "The demonstrations of your affection are such, and the beautiful words of your letter are so cordially phrased, that they really oblige me to honour, love, and serve you for ever....    "For my part, I will out-do you, if this be possible, rather than reciprocate, in loyalty of heart and my desire to please you." [con't in comment]

Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn: "The demonstrations of your affection are such, and the beautiful words of your letter are so cordially phrased, that they really oblige me to honour, love, and serve you for ever.

Armband with Triton holding a Putti, Greek 200 BC

Ancient Greek Gold Triton Armband

*GREECE ~ 200 BCE Gold Armband with a tritome, female mermaid deity, holding a putti.

henry viii coronation-The changes, handwritten by Henry, bring the oath in line with his new role as Supreme Head of the Church of England. Instead of swearing to preserve the rights and liberties of the ‘holie churche’, the king would now swear to preserve those of the ‘holy churche off ingland’ (holy Church of England), but with the crucial condition, ‘nott prejudyciall to hys Iurysdyction and dignite ryall’ (not prejudicial to his royal dignity and jurisdiction).

Queen Anne Boleyn Look at this: Henry VIII coronation oath with notes by Henry himself.

A crown coin being from 1509 to 1533 during Henry VIII's marriage to Katherine of Aragon, hence the crowned 'K' opposite of the crowned 'H' for Henry.

Crown coin from Henry VIII's reign of A crown coin being from 1509 to 1533 during Henry VIII's marriage to Katherine of Aragon, hence the crowned 'K' opposite of the crowned 'H' for Henry.

Full: Front   Description  Purse; crimson velvet; in the shape of a powder flask, with stiffened centre padded with horsehair; a drawstring pouch on each side and silver braid round edge. Date      16thC (?)  Materials      silver term details     silk term details  Technique      braided term details     velvet  Dimensions      Length: 4.75 inches

Purse, century: donated to British Museum and labeled "Given by Henry VIII to Anne Bullyne". in the shape of a powder flask, with stiffened centre padded with horsehair; a drawstring pouch on each side and silver braid round edge.

Henry VIII and the Barber-Surgeons, 1540, by Hans Holbein the Younger. This painting was commissioned by the Barber-surgeons and has since been damaged and altered.

Henry VIII marrried my cousins; Anne Boleyn Queen Consort to England and Catherine Howard. He had both beheaded.

A silver gilt clock given to Anne Boleyn by Henry VIII, her falcon emblem can just be glimpsed on the side shield. Anne's apartments would have contained many very expensive ornaments like this.

The Chamberlain would have loved it. Anne Boleyn's Clock - A silver gilt clock given to Anne Boleyn by Henry VIII, her falcon emblem can just be glimpsed on the side shield. Anne's apartments would have contained many very expensive ornaments like this.

The crown of Margaret of York sister of Edward IV and wife of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy. Made in c. 1461

Assistant Curator at the Tower of London, Anna Keay, holds the century crown of Margaret of York. The crown left England in 1468 and is one of only two English Medieval crowns that survived the Civil War and is now kept in Aachen Cathedral in Germany

RED ROSE~~ Katherine of Valois was a wife of Henry V, mother of Henry VI. Later she was wed with Owen Tudor and became mother to Edmund, Jasper, Margaret, Catherine and Tasinda Tudor. So she was a paternal grandmother of Henry VII

Catherine of Valois was a wife of Henry V, mother of Henry VI. Later she was wed with Owen Tudor and became mother to Edmund, Jasper, Margaret, Catherine and Tasinda Tudor. So she was a paternal grandmother of Henry VII

Small-sword, ca. 1750–60. German. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Peter Finer, 2004 (2004.525) #sword

Previous pinner says: Small-sword, ca. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Peter Finer, 2004 <--This is the sword of a king!

Mary Tudor (18 March 1496 – 25 June 1533) was the younger of the two surviving daughters of King Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York, and the younger sister of King Henry VIII of England. She was also queen consort of France through her marriage to Louis XII. The latter was more than 30 years her senior. Following his death, which occurred less than two months after her coronation as his third wife, she married Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk.

Mary Tudor, Henry’s sister, detail from her marriage portrait to Charles Brandon, 1515 - she was considered to be one of the great beauties of Europe in her time and Henry VIII’s favourite sister.

Henry VIII, King of England

Henry VIII, King of England

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Stained glass rendering of Henry VIII in his earlier years. Perhaps this was how he looked when he first saw Anne Boleyn?

"Henry VIII" stained glass window, Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England: he weighed 392 lbs!

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