Gina Percival

Gina Percival

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The secrets of this beautiful locket ring were not discovered until it was removed from Elizabeth I’s finger after she died in 1603. The mother-of-pearl ring with rubies in the band and diamonds on the facade was hiding two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth herself and the other believed to be her mother, Anne Boleyn, who was beheaded when Elizabeth was just two years old.

Beautiful pictures of Queen Elizabeth I’s secret locket ring. It wasn’t discovered until her death that the ring opened up to reveal two portraits of her and her mother Queen Anne Boleyn. I love Anne Boleyn

One picture exists of Elizabeth as a child, attributed to the court painter William Scrots. She had slender shoulders, a delicate neck and a heart-shaped face with ginger hair and eyebrows. In the next known portrait, shortly after she was crowned queen, her broad shoulders and neck are disguised with heavy furs. She is wearing a wig, and her eyebrows are plucked bare. Her jaw is heavy and square. All subsequent pictures of the queen were painted to an ideal, showing Elizabeth as she wished…

The Childhood of Queen Elizabeth I was a difficult one. Elizabeth was born 7 September 1533 at Greenwich Palace. The child of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Her much awaited birth was a huge disappointed to King Henry who longed for a male heir

Mural of King Henry VIII uncovered in Somerset

Mural of King Henry VIII uncovered in Somerset - Now I see why his children were so ugly. He was unattractive.

Henry Carey - son of Mary Boleyn and (possibly) King Henry VIII.

Henry Carey, Lord Hunsdon, son of Mary Boleyn, nephew of Anne Boleyn, possible son of Henry VIII. Very interesting to find photos of these Carey kids-you usually dont!

A list of people buried at the Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula inside the Tower of London. Includes Bishop John Fisher, Sir Thomas More, George Boleyn, Queen Anne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell, Queen Katherine Howard, and Lady Jane Gray among many others.

A list of people buried at the Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula inside the Tower of London. Visited the Church and it is disturbing to think how many were buried there after execution.