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On February 8 1587, at 2am on the morning of her execution, Mary, Queen of Scotland, wrote to her former brother-in-law, the French King Henry III.
King Charles II was bent on revenge on the 29 signees of the death warrant which led to his father's execution in 1649.
A 16th century portrait will enter public ownership for the first time in its 425-year history and be hung on the site of the original Greenwich Palace if a public appeal raises £8.6 million.
Alexander de Cadenet has used X-rays of the skull of Richard III to create a series of vanitas artworks more than 500 years after the king's death.
Leicester is marking the first anniversary of the re-interment of Richard III by launching a new 3-D interactive of the king's skeleton and grave as it was discovered.
As if there wasn't already enough interest in the forthcoming John Dee exhibition, curators at the Royal College of Physicians have uncovered a hitherto undeciphered page of biographical information......
A previously unknown portrait of Henry VIII’s only son, Edward VI, has been discovered in the art collection of London’s Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity.
An unmissable glimpse into the Tudor imagination is promised by the Royal College of Physicians who will be showing books from the extraordinary lost library of polymath, mathematician and magician......
This fine, originally blue-green sleeved waistcoat or vest has traditionally been identified as one of the garments worn by Charles on the day he died, probably over a linen undershirt.
Décapitation perfume inspired by Catherine Howard indiscretions aims to turn museum visitors into "virile Tudor males"
A perfume dubbed Décapitation, honouring Catherine Howard, Henry VIII's allegedly unfaithful fifth wife, has been launched in York.