1858, Florence Nightingale, photo not discovered until 2006. Florence Nightingale, one of nursing’s most important figures, gained worldwide attention for her work as a nurse during the Crimean War. She was dubbed “The Lady with the Lamp” after her habit of making rounds at night to tend to injured soldiers. Early photographs of Florence Nightingale are very rare because she was extremely reluctant to be photographed, partly for religious reasons.
Elizabeth of York, c1500. This is the only surviving contemporary portrait of Henry VII's wife. Born in 1465 to King Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville, Elizabeth was the sole surviving heir of the house of York after her two brothers mysteriously disappeared from the Tower of London. She married Henry VII after his victory at Bosworth Field, where he defeated her uncle, King Richard III. Elizabeth died on her thirty-eighth birthday after her eighth pregnancy ended in stillbirth.
8th August 1503 - King James IV of Scotland marries Margaret Tudor, daughter of King Henry VII of England at Holyrood Abbey in Edinburgh, Scotland. An interesting time in history, would you like to use a Lordship Title that was being used over 500 years ago. Email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Elizabeth of York, eldest child and daughter of King Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville. Sister of Edward V and Richard, Duke of York. Legitimate heir of House York and throne of England. Consort of Henry VII
The birth on this day 11rh February, 1466 of Elizabeth Of York. Wife of Henry VII and mother of King Henry VIII, She died, on her birthday in 1503 aged 37. In the children's nursery rhyme Sing a Song of Sixpence, Elizabeth is reportedly the Queen in the parlour, while her husband, with a reputation for his thrift, is the King counting out his money
Thomas Cranmer (2 July 1489 – 21 March 1556) leader of the English Reformation and Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and, for a short time, Mary I. He helped build a favourable case for Henry's divorce from Catherine of Aragon which resulted in the separation of the English Church from union with the Holy See. Along with Thomas Cromwell, he supported the principle of Royal Supremacy, in which the king was considered sovereign over the Church within his…