Lady Jane Grey declining the english crown by Robert Smirke. Lady Jane Grey (c.1536 – 1554) was an English noblewoman and the de facto Queen of England for nine days. She… Read More
Mrs. Anne Turner in Edwardian widow costume. Executed Nov. 15th, 1615. Mrs. Anne Turner (born Anne Norton 1576–1615), English maidservant convicted of the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury. The Thomas Overbury affair… Read More
James Marquis of Hamilton 1624 James Hamilton (1589-1625) was a Scottish nobleman, 2nd Marquess of Hamilton and 4th Earl of Arran, son of John Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Hamilton and… Read More
Lady Arabella Stuart, 1615. Arbella Stuart (also Arabella, Arbelle) (1575 – 1615 at the Tower of London) was an English noblewoman, niece of Queen Mary Stuart, cousin of King James… Read More
Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham (1536-1624) was an English statesman and admiral. He was since 1575 Knight of the Garter. On 8 July 1585 Howard was appointed Lord High Admiral. A year later he was involved in the trial of Mary Stuart.
Henry Prince of Wales, 1612. Henry Frederick Stuart, Prince of Wales (1594-1612) was the eldest son of King James I and Anne of Denmark. He was born in Stirling Castle and… Read More
Henry Howard, 1st Earl of Northampton (1540 – 1614) was a significant English aristocrat and courtier. He built Northumberland House in London and superintended the construction of the fine house of Audley End.
English Tudor fashion in the XVI. Century. Top row left to right: Henry VIII, Anne of Cleves. Right: Clothing of a merchant in London. Cavalier clothing between 1550-1600. Clothes of… Read More
Anne de Bretagne 1477-1514, 2ème Femme de Louis XII, d’après Gaignières, 1500. Modes et Costumes Historiques 1864.
Francis III of Brittany was the son of the French King Francis I and of Claude de France, Duchess of Brittany.