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Letter from Catherine Howard 1541


Illustration of Henry VIII and Anne of Cleves.

Henry VIII, 1514, Coram Rege Rolls. National Archives Reference: KB 27/1012

Detail from the Coram Rege Rolls of Henry VIII,1542- 1543. The National Archives reference: KB 27/1124.

Henry VIII with Sir Thomas More on his right, English School, (20th century) / Private Collection / © Look and Learn / Bridgeman Images

This is the reverse side of the seal of Henry, which shows the arms of England and France quarterly surrounded by the collar of the Order of the Garter. The Latin motto surrounding it reads: “All things are joined by order and stand firm by treaty”. In honour of their renewed friendship both Kings were admitted to each others' orders of chivalry - the Order of St. Michael (French) and the Order of Garter (English).

Great Bible 1539, St. John's College Old Library, Cambridge Title page to the Hagiographia of the Great Bible of 1539. This copy is thought to have been made for Thomas Cromwell. The picture shows Henry VIII presenting bibles to his subjects. To Henry's left are the bishops Cranmer, Latimer and Shaxton. On the right is Cromwell accepting the book from Henry and distributing it to the laity.... (note the prison-house in the lower right corner) by wumpus


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Henry VIII on his way to a jousting tournament wearing his armour and riding a horse. Courtiers are holding the flaps of the tent so that the he can be seen.

From the British Library Music blog post 'A Brief History of the Christmas Carol' - A carol by Henry VIII: Green groweth the Holly