"Your lips come to rest gently atop mine and I feel the words "I love you" simmering beneath their surface. You speak them and touching as they are, my lips like marionettes are moved in time with each syllable. Your declaration becomes my proclamation without me ever having uttered a sound." ♥ ~ Tyler Knott Gregson
During the late 1500s, Queen Elizabeth I passed a series of strict laws relating to dress codes. The laws ensured that people across the social spectrum dressed according to their rank and class. At this time, England was importing great quantities of luxury fabrics, and the Queen expressed concern that her subjects were spending too much money on 'unnecessary foreign wares' and 'vain devices'.
Henry VIII's first wife, Catherine of Aragon, had been pregnant six times, but only one baby survived: Mary, born in 1516. This letter was written two years later by Henry VIII to Cardinal Wolsey, while Catherine was pregnant for the last time. He writes: 'I trust the quene my wyfe be with chylde'.