The Tudor and Stuart Monarchs and some of the main events of thier reign

FCBTC / ENGLAND / Culture & Civilization of English Speaking Countries II: The Tudor and Stuart Monarchs and some of the main events of thier reign

Symbolism of The Tudor Rose: 22nd August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field was won by the Lancastrians.  Their leader Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond, became the first English monarch of the Tudor dynasty by his victory and subsequent marriage to a Yorkist princess.  His opponent Richard III, the last king of the House of York, was killed in the battle.

Symbolism of The Tudor Rose: August 1485 – The Battle of Bosworth Field…

1st January 1511: In the early hours of the morning Catherine of Aragon gave birth to a son, Henry Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII. Tragically the little boy was to die only fifty two days later on February 22nd. How different Tudor history and England may have been if the little boy had lived.

January On this day in history Queen Katherine of Aragon gave birth to a stillborn baby girl approximately six months.

Just when you thought the Fiesta ST couldn’t get any hotter, the team at Ford Performance announces the Ford Fiesta ST200 ahead of the Geneva Motor Show. #ford #fiestast #hothatch

Just when you thought the Fiesta ST couldn’t get any hotter, the team at Ford Performance announces the Ford Fiesta ahead of the Geneva Motor Show.

The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me" - The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The king's coffin was lowered into a vault below the cathedral floor during a reinterment service on Thursday, 26th March 2015.The two-tonne block of pale Swaledale fossil limestone bears a deeply incised cross, while the darker plinth has his name, dates, motto and coat of arms. Richard III, the last Plantagenet King, was killed in the Battle of Bosworth…

Richard III tomb goes on display

The tomb plinth bears the king's motto "Loyalty binds me" - The sealed tomb of King Richard III has been unveiled in Leicester Cathedral. The king's coffin was lowered into a vault below the cathedral floor during a reinterment service on Thursday, March

"The vault beneath the Monument of Henry 7th and his queen in Westminster Abbey when opened 11 February, 1869, showing the remains cased in lead of James I, Henry VII, and Elizabeth of York. Drawn, at the discovery, by George Scharf."

"The vault beneath the Monument of Henry and his queen in Westminster Abbey when opened 11 February, showing the remains cased in lead of James I, Henry VII, and Elizabeth of York.

Henry Moore sketchbooks. During WWII there was verv little call for large scale sculpture. The pages of his sketchbooks of this period show that he was full of ideas for abstract sculptures that would make use of organic and natural forms rather than pure geometrical shapes.  �

Henry Moore, Drawings for Sculpture. Pencil, pen and ink, chalk and watercolor on paper.

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