1557 Anne de Pisseleu by François Clouet (Musée Condé, Chantilly) photo credit René-Gabriel Ojéda | Grand Ladies
One of many portraits of notables of the day in fashionable dress by François Clouet from 1557.
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23 April 1536 - Nicholas Carew, George Boleyn and the Order of the Garter - The Anne Boleyn Files
St George’s day, 23 April 1536, brought the first outward sign that the Boleyns were losing their influence. George was expected to receive the Order of the Garter, the pinnacle honour of the realm, and his sister strongly supported him. George had been nominated the previous year and had received a reasonable amount of support, […]
William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke, brother-in-law of Queen Katherine Parr
William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke (1507-1570) c.1565 Netherlandish School, oil on panel. William Herbert was an influential political and military figure during the reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI and Mary I. Intensely proud of his Welsh ancestry, he owned land in south Wales and the west of England. His first wife was Anne Parr, sister of Henry VIII's last queen, and it was through her influence that he rose to power. He was one of Edward VI's twelve privy councillors and maintained his…
Fact & Fiction: Creating Anne Boleyn
The Creation of Anne Boleyn by Susan Bordo is a reconstruction of Boleyn's life & a close look at her very active afterlife in period dramas and novels.
George Boleyn 2nd Viscount Rochford 1504-1536 brother of Anne Boleyn
George Boleyn, 2nd Viscount Rochford April 1504 – 17 May 1536. He was an English nobleman and courtier, and the brother of Queen Anne Boleyn. This made him the brother in …