Anne Boleyn's Clock
A silver gilt clock given to Anne Boleyn by Henry VIII, her falcon emblem can just be glimpsed on the side shield. Anne's apartments would have contained many very expensive ornaments like this.
Portrait of King Henry VIII (1491-1547) 1535c.
Phillip Mould: The image of King Henry VIII is most familiar to posterity through the paintings of Holbein, and through the mass of images produced in the century after the King's death which derive from the 1537 Whitehall Palace mural type. This was not, however, how he was most commonly depicted in his lifetime, and, until the advent of Holbein, Henry was best known to his subjects through a variety of other images. This present small painting was executed by a native Anglo-Flemish…
Joanna of Castile
Joanna of Castile, sister of Katherine of Aragon, daughter of Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragon, also known as Joanna the Mad, 6 November 1479 – 12 April 1555. This portrait of Joanna was done in Flanders, ca 1500: it is a detail from the wings of the Last Judgement Triptych of Zierikzee, by the Master of Afflighem