Henry VIII June 1491 – 28 January was king of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was lord, and later king, of Ireland, as well as continuing the nominal claim by the English monarchs to the Kingdom of France.
Henry VIII & his wives ~ finally and exhaustively! All we have to add is that these three Queens were relatives ( Boleyn, Howard, Parr), all these three could be beheaded (Parr was very close to execution and murder)
This is the funeral effigy of England's King Henry VII (the father of King Henry VIII), who was the first Tudor monarch and reigned from 1485 to It is said to be the finest death mask in existence. It's also unusual in that his eyes are open.
All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II amazing that during the war many relatives lived in rival countries
I like the badass heaviness of this costume and its general feel matches the aesthetic I'm going for, epecially in the sleeves. Costume for Alfonso d’Este in Donizetti’s opera Lucrezia Borgia, for the Royal Opera in 1980 ~ design by Michael Stennet