Recently completed a PhD on religious conservatives & factionalism at the courts of Henry VIII & Edward VI. Early Modernist. Bristol University.
Detail of a candle-bearing angel (c. 1524-9)
Candle-bearing angels, c. 1524-9 - designed for whose tomb?
Edward Scissorhands pumpkin
Our Batman pumpkin (entirely my sister's work)
Newark Park, a Tudor hunting lodge, near Wotton-under-Edge, Glos. Built c.1550 & owned by Sir Nicholas Poyntz.
Portrait by Michiel Sittow formerly called 'Katherine of Aragon', now Mary 'Rose' Tudor. Kunsthistorisches Museum.
An afternoon of early modern history! 6 interdisciplinary papers, plus cake. Feel free to come along!
Dispensation for marriage of Henry VIII & Jane Seymour issued by Archbishop Cranmer [19 May 1536]. TNA E 30/1472/1
Letter from Sir William Kingston, constable of the Tower to Thomas Cromwell, 19 May 1536. Damaged by fire in 18thC
Husee's letter to Lord Lisle saying Anne Boleyn had ‘suffred with sworde thys day within the tower' SP 1/104 f.34r
John Husee’s letter to Lady Lisle discussing Anne Boleyn's execution 19 May 1536 (she 'dyed boldly’) SP 3/12 f.66r
1st page of Archbishop Cranmer’s letter to Henry VIII, 3 May 1536. Declares his shock over Anne Boleyn's arrest
Ronald Bulkeley’s letter recording arrest of Anne Boleyn, her father, brother, et al. 2 May 1536 [SP 1/103 f.215r]
News of the arrest of Sir Thomas More (17 April 1534) in a letter to Lord Lisle of the same date [SP 3/4, f. 103r]
Signature of Thomas Boleyn, earl of Wiltshire, from a letter to Thomas Cromwell, 6 May 1538. SP 1/132, f. 34v.
Detail of a family tree depicting Elizabeth I's Boleyn relations (1593). Garter King of Arms. SP 12/246 f.206
Lady Mary’s letter to stepmother Queen Jane Seymour, c. 1536 [SP 1/104, f. 204]
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