(many did not want the Bible available to the 'common' people - p.) The Great Bible of 1539 was the first authorized English Bible. King Henry VIII commanded that a Bible be put in every parish in the kingdom.
Priceless 14th century Latin 'dictionary' that let nuns translate the Bible and survived the Dissolution of the Monasteries goes on display for the first time
Bible dictionary survived the ransacking of convents, monasteries and Catholic churches that took place under King Henry VIII in the Century. Check out this Bible dictionary, which helped nuns living in Wiltshire, England, to understand the
Elizabeth I -- A letter dated 31 Oct 1584 in which she criticises her rival in remarks intended to be shown or read to the Scottish queen. Among her observations, the English monarch writes of Mary’s “sundry hard and daungerous coorses heald towardes us".
King Henry VIII, the Duke of Suffolk, and Sir Anthony Browne entering South Sea Castle at the time the French attacked the English Fleet off Portsmouth anno Taken from an ancient painting at Cowdray by John and George Sherwin,
Travel cutlery and bag of Queen Elizabeth I - Location: Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Great Britain Needlework bag and pin-cushion of Queen Elizabeth I. Location: Duke of Northumberland, Alnwick Castle, Great Britain
Letter from Princess Mary to Jane Seymour, 1536 A letter from Princess Mary (Henry VIII’s daughter) to her stepmother Jane Seymour (third wife of Henry VIII). Dates to the year of Jane’s marriage to the king ---
Margaret Beaufort stained glass window in St. Botolph’s church, Boston, Lincolnshire. Lady Margaret is holding a model of the gatehouse of St. John’s College, Cambridge, her second Cambridge foundation.