Portrait of Mary Tudor, Queen Mary I (1516 - 1558), circa 1550s by lisby1, via Flickr

Queen Mary l daughter of Henry Vlll & Catherine of Aragon succeeded her half brother Edward Vl to the throne at the age of She ruled from the death of her half brother ,she raised an army,entered into London,dethroned Jane Grey and came to the

Mary Tudor, later Queen Mary I. Daughter of Henry VIII and his first queen Catherine of Aragon. Born 1516 and died 1558. Married Phillip II of Spain in 1554. Known to history as "Bloody Mary" for her crimes against humanity during her reign, 1553-1558.

Mary Tudor, later Queen Regnant Mary I. Daughter of Henry VIII and his first Queen Catherine of Aragon. Born 1516 and died Married Phillip II of Spain in Known to history as "Bloody Mary" for her crimes against humanity during her reign,

Queen Mary I, daughter of Henry VIII and Katerina de Aragon --affectionately known as Bloody Mary

Queen Mary I, daughter of Henry VIII and Katerina de Aragon --affectionately known as Bloody Mary, dated 1555

Mary of Guise (Queen of Scotland) ~ Mother of Mary Queen of Scots

Mary of Guise, wife of James V of Scotland & mother of Mary Queen of Scots, by Richard Burchett part of his series of portraits at the Palace of Westminster telling the Tudor story

The marriage portrait of King Philip II of Spain and Queen Mary I of England, with their dogs.:

Hans Eworth or Ewoutsz Portrait of King Felipe II. of Spain and his second spouse Queen Maria I of England 1558

"Elizabeth of York and Jane Seymour (detail from the Whitehall Mural)", from the 1667 copy by Remigius van Leemput of the 1537 original, by Hans Holbein the Younger (Flemish, 1497/98-1543). Elizabeth (1466-1503) was Queen consort of England as spouse of King Henry VII from 1486 until 1503, and mother of King Henry VIII of England. Jane Seymour was one of Henry VIII's queens, and would've been in the early stages of her pregnancy when she stood for the original painting in 1536-37.

Some of my favorite time period history reading. Elizabeth of York and Jane Seymour: detail from the Whitechapel Mural, copy by van Leemput after Holbein, (Thurley, p. Tudor dress but with a century vertical/conical silouhette.

Eleanor Brandon was the second daughter of Mary Tudor and Charles Brandon. She was close to the crown, but not as ambitious as her elder sister.

Tudor portrait, by Hans Eworth, is thought to be of - Lady Eleanor (Brandon) Clifford, her daughter Lady Margaret Clifford, Margaret Wentworthor 'unknown.

APW: This miniature represents Elizabeth I, the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, who reigned from 1558 to 1603. She wears a red and white rose, the traditional symbol of the Tudors, under whom the competing claims of the Houses of Lancaster (represented by a red rose) and of York (a white rose) were united. The dress worn by the sitter has been dated to around 1560, just after Elizabeth became Queen.

Tudor Rose Queen: Elizabeth I, wearing symbolic roses in her hair: red for Lancaster and white for York (combining to create the Tudor rose).

Queen Mary Tudor (1516-1558), the only daughter of Henry VIII and Catalina of Aragon.

Said to be Queen Mary I, Daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon (c) Museums Sheffield; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation

This portrait hints at the more positive side of Mary: her generosity to friends, her courage and honesty

La Peregrina Pearl: The Dutch painter Hans Eworth painted this portrait of the Queen Mary Tudor wearing the La Peregrina. a year after her coronation. Over the succeeding generations Spanish queens including Margarite and Isabel wore the pearl

Mary Tudor, incognito in (almost) the same dress as her ladies, distributing alms to the barefoot poor. 1964 by Cecil Doughty. Is it disquieting that the guard's axe is pointed at her royal backside? Poor Mary - she is remembered as Bloody Mary, though her kill count was actually rather modest.

Mary Tudor, incognito in (almost) the same dress as her ladies, distributing alms to the barefoot poor. 1964 by Cecil Doughty. Poor Mary - she is remembered as Bloody Mary, though her kill count was actually rather modest.

Elizabeth of York, Lancastrian wife of Henry VII and mother of King Henry VIII. Queen Elizabeth I was likely named after both of her grandmothers, each of whom was named Elizabeth.

Elizabeth of York Daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville Born: 11 February 1466 Married Henry VII: 18 June 1486 Died: 11 February 1503 Children: Arthur Prince of Wales Margaret Queen of Scotland Henry VIII Mary Queen of France 18

This painting, No. 198 in our collection, was, for many years, thought to be of Mary. This was reconsidered some time ago and set aside. It is now listed as: Flemish School, early 1570's.  A Portrait of a Lady in Black and White, erroneously once thought to be Mary Tudor.  Oil on panel. 30.5cm by 24.5cm

Mary I - (February 1516 - November Daughter of Henry VIII and his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, Mary attempted to restore Roman Catholicism in England during her reign. The execution of Protestants as heretics earned her the sobriquet "Bloody Mary.

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