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Stone marking the original site of the scaffold where Anne Boleyn and others were executed .  It reads, "The following persons are known to have been executed on this spot."

Stone Execution names that took place in London.

Prince Edward Island: Charles Bray took this picture of the stone were the following persons below have been known to been executed on this spot: the first execution is of Queen Anne Boleyn took place on 19 May 1536 at 8 o'clock in the morning. It was the first public execution of an English queen. * Richard, Duke of Gloucester arrested Hastings on a false charge of treason on the 13th June 14831 and had him beheaded without trial [beheading for treason was common for nobility] the same day…

Full shot of the Tomb of Queen Elizabeth I, Westminster Abbey

Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) : Additional Resources.

Queen Elizabeth. Biographical information, images, links, and other resources.

Tomb of Henry VII, Westminster Abbey, c. 1910

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

In the midst of life I woke to find myself living in an old house beside Brick Lane in the East End of London

Henry Stuart, eldest son of King James I/VI of England and Scotland: Henry, Prince of Wales by Isaac Oliver, c.1610-12

The Lost Prince – in pictures

The Lost Prince: The Life and Death of Henry Stuart is at the National Portrait Gallery, London WC2 until 13 Jan 2013

Entry to the 'secret' Henry V's chapel in Westminster Abbey is gained via uneven spiral steps, worn down from centuries of use. The chapel is not usually open to the public because of its access issues.

Henry V 'secret' chapel opened for Agincourt anniversary

King Henry V's 'secret' chapel is opened to the public to mark his victory at Agincourt 600 years ago.

The Six Wives of Henry VIII Poster

The Six Wives of Henry VIII | History Educational School Posters

The Six Wives of Henry VIII poster is ideal for classroom walls and school hallways. The large A1 size makes the bright and informative chart highly readable from a distance, complementing every learning environment.

Alleged remains of Clarence and Isabel Neville kept in a glass box in a vault in Tewkesbury Abbey (the couple were key figures in the dynastic struggle posthumously known as The Wars of the Roses).

Alleged remains of Clarence and Isabel Neville kept in a glass box in a vault in Tewkesbury Abbey (the couple were key figures in the dynastic struggle posthumously known as The Wars of the Roses).

Elizabeth of York, Sister of Edward IV, Aunt of Queen Elizabeth of York, Great Aunt of Henry VIII .

Elizabeth of York, Sister of Edward IV, Aunt of Queen Elizabeth of York, Great Aunt of Henry VIII

Elizabeth, Duchess of Suffolk, 1444–1503 The second daughter of Richard, Duke of York, and Cicely Neville married John de la Pole, Duke of Suffolk, whose father, William, had arranged the marriage between Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou. John de la Pole, whose mother, Alice, was the grand-daughter of the poet Geoffrey Chaucer, took little part in politics. The couple had seven sons, of whom the eldest was also named John (see below). Edmund de la Pole was beheaded by Henry VIII and the last…

The Wars of the Roses #warsoftheroses #plantagenet #battles #cousinswars

Battle of Bosworth /Tudor Rose/the ghostswho stillwalkthe earth

The Wars of the Roses #warsoftheroses #plantagenet #battles #cousinswars

Henry, Prince of Wales by Isaac Oliver, c.1610-12: ‘the great what-if of British monarchs’.

The Lost Prince: The Life and Death of Henry Stuart – review

The brilliant and tragically short-lived prince Henry Stuart is brought to vivid life, along with the artists who painted him, in this riveting show, writes Laura Cumming

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Henry Stuart, Prince of Wales, son of James I, grandson of Mary, Queen of Scots

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A.C. Michael:King Edward looked down into Queen Philippas pleading eyes

King Edward looked down into Queen Philippas pleading eyes Painting by A.C.... | 1st Art Gallery

King Edward looked down into Queen Philippas pleading eyes

Tiaras and Crowns — Large sapphire ring, said to have belonged to...

Tiaras and Crowns

Large sapphire ring, said to have belonged to Mary, Queen of Scots.

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Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond | Westminster Abbey

Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby, was buried in the south aisle of Henry VII's chapel. She was the mother of Henry VII.