1575 -Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester 1575. English nobleman and the favourite and close friend of Elizabeth I from her first year on the throne until his death. The Queen giving him reason to hope, he was a suitor for her hand for many years. National Portrait Galley London
THE last Tudor bed in existence, which was made to mark Henry VII’s accession to the throne, will go on display at a historic North-East castle next week. The 527-year-old Paradise State Bed of Henry VII and Elizabeth will go on display in the Music Room at Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland, from Wednesday, August 7. It was lost to academics and the public until it was rediscovered by Ian Coulson in 2010.
Sir Edward Hastings (1541–1603?). Married Barbara Devereux, daughter of Sir William Devereux and Jane Scudamore. Her paternal grandfather was Walter Devereux, 1st Viscount Hereford. She was the sole heir of both her father and her previous husband Edward Cayce. Hans Francis Hastings, 12th Earl of Huntingdon and all subsequent Earls of Huntingdon are descended in the paternal line from Edward.
A chamber inside Thornbury Castle. The Castle was designed around 1510 for Edward Stafford, third Duke of Buckingham, but was not completed after Stafford was executed for treason. King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn once stayed at the Castle for 10 days in 1535.