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Elizabeth I when a Princess | Royal Collection Trust Attributed to William Scrots (active 1537-53) artist. Provenance: Probably painted for Henry VIII. First recorded in 1547 inventory of Edward VI.

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Elizabeth of York: a Tudor of rare talent and one of England’s best queens | History Extra

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Oil on canvas, previously attributed to Johann Zoffany, 1779 Dido Elizabeth Belle is depicted here with her cousin Elizabeth Murray. This painting scandalised many of it’s 18th century audience due to its portrayal of Belle, a woman of colour, in a non-subservient position. Considered to be one of the first paintings to do so, it was probably commissioned by Belle’s father Admiral Sir John Lindsay in the late 1770’s.

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Diamond Jubilee: The Queen's Coronation film is shown for first time in 59 years

The Queen being crowned in 1953 Jesus, God the great I am. He wore a sac & sandals. They need all this? so stupid

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Today in Black History, 1/4/2014 - Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first African American registered nurse in the United States. For more info, check out today's blog!

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Medieval England. Alnwick Castle guards a road crossing the River Aln. Yves de Vescy, Baron of Alnwick, erected the first parts of the castle in about 1096. It was built to protect England's northern border against the Scottish invasions and border reivers. The castle was first mentioned in 1136 when it was captured by King David I of Scotland. It was besieged in 1172 and again in 1174 by William the Lion, King of Scotland and William was captured outside the walls during the Battle of…

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