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"Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my King, He would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies." -Cardinal Thomas Wolsey -From Shakespeare's King Henry VIII (3.2)

Arthur prince of Wales was born today in 1486 This portrait is from around 1500 and is believed to be the only contemporary portrait of Arthur, it is currently on display at Hever Castle

Painting depicting the visit of Erasmus and Thomas More to the royal Tudor nursery in the summer of 1499. From Left to Right: Margaret, queen consort of Scotland, aged 10, Edmund Tudor, Duke of Somerset in the arms of a nanny, Mary, Queen of France aged 3, Henry VIII, King of England then Duke of York aged 8. Absent Royal child was Arthur, Prince of Wales who was at Ludlow Castle at the time of the visit.

Edward IV (28 April 1442 – 9 April 1483) was King of England from 4 March 1461 until 3 October 1470,[1][2] and again from 11 April 1471 until his death in 1483. He was the first Yorkist King of England