Woodcut of Anne Boleyn's 'The Moost Happi' commemorative portrait medal. In this illustration Anne's facial features and the lettered border appears largely undamaged. Is this a record of the medal's state in 1885, or artistic restoration? Compare this with the 3-D reconstruction of the medal: http://www.lucychurchill.com/AnneBoleynMedal.php From "Medallic Illustrations of the History of Great Britain and Ireland to the Death of George II" by Edward Hawkins (1885, p. 34).
Queen Elizabeth I’s Ring. Gold, mother-of-pearl, rubies, and enamel, c.1560. According to tradition this ring was dedicated to James I (James VI of Scotland) as evidence of the Queen’s death and given by him to 1st Earl of Home in 1603.
On 2 May 1536, Anne Boleyn was ordered to present herself to the Privy Council. Standing before the Duke of Norfolk, Sir William Fitzwilliam and Sir William Paulet, Anne Boleyn was arrested for committing adultery with three men: Mark Smeaton, Henry Norris and an unnamed man.After lunch, Anne was escorted from Greenwich to the Tower of London. Popular myth tells of how Anne entered the Tower of London from the Thames through ‘Traitors Gate’. However, researchers and historians suggest that…
Henry Percy - He was most famous for being engaged to Anne Boelyn before she caught the eye of King Henry VIII. The engagement was broken off and Anne eventually married Henry. I love this dreamy very casual (and sexy) portrait.