Elizabeth in a French Farthingale - notice how the skirt does not go all the way to the floor, but goes to the ankle. She has a standing ruff, conch, fan, and slashed shoes as well.

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Elizabeth I: "The Hardwick Portrait", by Nicholas Hilliard and his workshop; commissioned by Bess of Hardwick, who also embroidered the skirt the queen is wearing in the portrait. The painting can be viewed still at Hardwick Hall.

Elizabeth the first.  Tudor queen of England and Ireland, nicknamed 'Gloriana' and the 'Virgin Queen' who overcame many challenges and threats at home and from abroad to preside over a perceived 'golden age' in English history.

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The Darnley portrait done in 1575 by an unknown artist. Elizabeth at her serene and regal best, utterly confident and imposing in her clothes, her demeanor and her bearing. By an unknown artist.

March 24th is the anniversary of  the day in 1603 when Elizabeth I, the greatest queen in England’s history so far (and a contender for most powerful monarch perhaps) died.

Procession portrait of Elizabeth I of England (detail), Attributed to Robert Peake the Elder, circa 1600

Katherine Parr, Sixth Wife of King Henry VIII... Actually can trace our family back to a cousin of hers!

Formerly called Lady Jane Grey Unknown Artist. The unfortunate Jane Grey was my ancestor. Her story would convince anyone it was perilous to take on a Tudor.

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mary in the background)

King George VI and H. Queen Elizabeth (later H. Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) with H. Dowager Queen Mary in the background, c.

HMS Queen Elizabeth (commissioned 1914) The five completed Queen Elizabeth class battleships (one cancelled) were the finest battleships built by any power in WWI. Excellent gun power, very high speed for the day, good armor. 4 x 2 15”/42 cal. BL Mk. 1, 14-16 6” guns, Speed 24 knots. Probably the all-time best capital ships built by the RN. Prior to the 1920’s, the British would build 11 other battleships or battlecruisers. 10 ships were distinctly inferior, quality of the 11th is arguable.

HMS Queen Elizabeth (commissioned The five completed Queen Elizabeth class…

The Lady Elizabeth by an unknown artist. Elizabeth was the only child of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn who was executed less than three years after Elizabeth's birth.

Elizabeth I Prepares for Her Coronation at the Tower of London

Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603). Daughter of King Henry VIII and Queen Anne Boleyn.

Princess Elizabeth, aged about This portrait depicts Elizabeth as studious, and highlights her long fingers, which she was very proud of. Her mother Anne Boelyn and her father was King Henry VIII

Queen Elizabeth II wearing the Sapphire Suite Tiara: this was made using a necklace previously owned by Princess Stephanie of Belgium who had to sell her jewellery to settle some gambling debts

thetudorswiki: Queen Elizabeth in the Sapphire Suite Tiara and matching earrings (there is also a bracelet to form a demi-parure)

Reign, season 3, episode 9, 《Wedlock 》. Queen Elizabeth.

Reign -- "Wedlock" -- Image Number: -- Pictured: Rachel Skarsetn as Queen Elizabeth I -- Photo: Ben Mark Holzberg/The CW -- © 2015 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

This version of the Imperial State Crown was worn by George V and is now housed in the Tower of London.<br />

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The Imperial State Crown of Great Britain, Tower of London. It incorporates the "Black Prince's Ruby", a 140 ct. This image of the crown was taken prior to the 1953 coronation, when the crown was modified for Queen Elizabeth II

SAXE_Épaulette en diamants avec le diamant Vert de Dresde / Joyaux de la Couronne de Saxe.

The Dresden Green Diamond is a 41 carats g) natural green diamond, which probably originated in the Kollur mine in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. In the diamond was incorporated into an extremely valuable hat ornament, surrounded by two l

Jewellery of Today's British Royalty - Page 2 - The Tudors Wiki

Jewellery of Today's British Royalty - Page 2 - The Tudors Wiki