Henry VIII. Tudor 1491-1547, was from 1509 to 1547 King of England, from 1541 King of Ireland. Henry VIII. was the first English king with a Renaissance education, he spoke several languages, wrote poems, composed music and showed great interest in religious themes.
Elizabeth I 1533-1603, actually Elizabeth Tudor, also known as The Virgin Queen was from 1558 to the day she died queen of England.
French Peasant Woman in the fifteenth century. Paysanne au XVe siècle. (D’après Chevignard)
Jack Cade and his insurrection. Jack Cade, assuming the name John Mortimer; (died July 12, 1450 in Heathfield, East Sussex) was an English rebel against the policies of Henry VI, which… Read More
Hunting crossbows of the 16th century. Renaissance era. Arbalètes de chasse, du XVIe siècle. (Dessin de Calenacci d’après une photographie de Franck) From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des… Read More
Lackey runner 15th century. According to a colored print of 1567. Laquais coureur au XV siècle. D’après une estampe coloriée de 1567. From the book: Costumes civils et militaires des Français… Read More
Marguerite de Navarre also Margaret of Angoulême, Margaret of Valois or Margaret of France, was the elder sister of King Francis I and, as the wife of Henri d’Albret, Queen of Navarre.
Mary Stuart 1542-1587 born as Mary Stewart, was on 14 December 1542 to the July 24, 1567 as Mary I Queen of Scotland and through her marriage to Francis II. from 1559 to 1560 Queen of France.
During the Wars of the Roses, Henry was the last survivor of the House of Lancaster and became its head. Through his marriage to the heiress of the House of York Elizabeth Plantagenet, England hoped for an end to the civil war between the two houses and a lasting peace.
Anne Boleyn, 1st Marquess of Pembroke was the second of the six wives of Henry VIII and Queen of England from 1533 to 1536.