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...THINK BIG!!! You deserve unconditional LOVE <3 Nelson =)

"We accept the love we think we deserve." Quote inspiration from Stephen Chbosky's "The Perks of Being A Wallflower"

Queen Elizabeth I death mask

Queen Elizabeth I death mask >>> If this is true, then as she aged, she bore a striking resemblance to her grandfather, Henry VII.

Archbishop Oscar Romero. A folk hero for the people of El Salvador because of his solidarity with the poor and his opposition to human rights abuses. He was shot to death while saying Mass in 1980, and a decade later a church in El Salvador formally opened the procedure to have him declared a saint.

Salvadoran bishop expects beatification in three years - The Arlington Catholic Herald

Check out this easy DIY tutorial on how to create your own inspirational poster with your fave quotes at http://www.dropdeadgorgeousdaily.com/2015/05/lyric-wall-art-tutorial-ddg-diy/

Write down your goals Go outside Enjoy simple things Smile at a stranger Look for adventure Eat your veggies See your own beauty Want less Give more Work hard Find your sense of humor Drink more water Create something Make a new friend

Mary Boleyn, sister of Anne Boleyn | Mary Boleyn (c. 1499-19… | Flickr

Mary Boleyn, sister of Anne Boleyn Mary Boleyn (c. July was a member of the English Boleyn family, which enjoyed considerable influence during the reign of King Henry VIII of England. Mary was the sister of Queen consort Anne Boleyn.

Henry Howard by Hans Holbein

Born in Hunsdon, Hertfordshire, in Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, was the eldest of Thomas Howard and Lady Elizabeth Stafford’s children. Surrey was of royal descent on both the paternal…

Portrait of Martin Luther, 1543, Lucas Cranach the Elder

Portrait of Martin Luther 1543 Lucas Cranach the Elder Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg

Thomas More's Utopia (1518)

Utopias, past and present: why Thomas More remains astonishingly radical

Portrait of Thomas Cromwell, Hans Holbein the Younger, (1532–1533)

July 1540 – chief minister Thomas Cromwell is executed at the order of Henry VIII of England on charges of treason. Henry marries his fifth wife, Catherine Howard, on the same day.

This is where King Henry VIII was throned in 1509. Since 1308, when it was commissioned by King Edward I, all but two monarchs have been crowned in the chair.    This image was taken in 1987 when the Stone of Scone was still there.

mediumaevum: This is where King Henry VIII was throned in Since when it was commissioned by King Edward I, all but two monarchs have been crowned in the chair. This image was taken in 1987 when the Stone of Scone was still there.

PRIEST HOLE: If you were a Catholic priest back when Queen Elizabeth I was on the throne, the thing you were praying for most was your own hide. Of course, hiding was exactly what many priests were doing—stowing away in secret chambers called “priest holes” that prominent Catholics built into their manors. This is a clever priest hole at Harvington Hall. Two of these steps have a hinge that enables them to be lifted. When opened, ta-da! a secret hiding spot.

'Priest Holes were hiding places for priests built into many of the principal Catholic houses of England during the period when Catholics were persecuted by law in England, from the beginning of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I in

When Henry VIII came to the throne in 1509 he was just shy of his 18th birthday. He was tall, robust, handsome and athletic. Yet when the infamous King died on 28th January 1547 he weighed about 178kg and had a waist measurement of 52 inches and a chest measurement of about 53 inches. So how did this decline in Henry VIII's physical appearance happen? As a young man, Henry VIII was considered to be the most handsome prince in Europe. He was tall, standing at six foot two which was taller ...

King Henry VIII by Unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist oil on panel, circa 1520 20 in. mm x 381 mm)

EXCERPT:This red velvet purse was given by Henry VIII to "Anne Bullyne". The purse is in the shape of a flask but its exact purpose is unknown. Its centre has been stiffened with horsehair. Silver braiding adorns the edge of the purse and it is opened by a drawstring pouch.

Purse, century: donated to British Museum and labeled "Given by Henry VIII to Anne Bullyne". in the shape of a powder flask, with stiffened centre padded with horsehair; a drawstring pouch on each side and silver braid round edge.

Prince Arthur Tudor (1486-1502) was Henry VII and Elizabeth of York's eldest son, and elder brother of Henry VIII. Destined to be king of England he was married to Catherine of Aragon in 1501.     http://www.flickr.com/photos/overton_cat/5872732421/

Prince Arthur Tudor was Henry VII's eldest son. He married Catherine of Aragon in He predeceased his father and thus his younger brother Prince Henry (married to his widow, Catherine) became King Henry VIII, Worcester Cathedral