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Jan 10 '12
hellohistoria:

Anne Boleyn’s Book of Hours
Henry and the court regularly attended Mass in the royal chapel, sometimes more than once a day. 
The King often used the time before the consecration to transact business but this manuscript shows him using a book of prayers to send a flirtatious message to Anne Boleyn instead. He wrote in French: ‘If you remember my love in your prayers as strongly as I adore you, I shall hardly be forgotten, for I am yours. Henry R. forever.’ Presenting himself as lovesick, he wrote his note on a page depicting the man of sorrows. 
Anne replied with a couplet in English: ‘By daily proof you shall me find To be to you both loving and kind.’ And, with deliberate enticement, she chose to write her message below a miniature of the Annunciation, the angel telling the Virgin Mary that she would have a son.

hellohistoria:

Anne Boleyn’s Book of Hours

Henry and the court regularly attended Mass in the royal chapel, sometimes more than once a day. 

The King often used the time before the consecration to transact business but this manuscript shows him using a book of prayers to send a flirtatious message to Anne Boleyn instead. He wrote in French: ‘If you remember my love in your prayers as strongly as I adore you, I shall hardly be forgotten, for I am yours. Henry R. forever.’ Presenting himself as lovesick, he wrote his note on a page depicting the man of sorrows. 

Anne replied with a couplet in English: ‘By daily proof you shall me find To be to you both loving and kind.’ And, with deliberate enticement, she chose to write her message below a miniature of the Annunciation, the angel telling the Virgin Mary that she would have a son.

Sep 11 '11
hellohistoria:

Signature of Henry VII

hellohistoria:

Signature of Henry VII

Aug 23 '11
May 14 '11
May 4 '11
amanmadeoutoftin:

Detail, Elizabeth I in coronation robes by unknown (1559)

amanmadeoutoftin:

Detail, Elizabeth I in coronation robes by unknown (1559)

(Source: lucillelesueurs)

Mar 29 '11
Mar 27 '11

HISTORY BLOGS!

fywomenshistory:

fywomenshistory:

http://rarelyinhistory.tumblr.com/ | Rarely in History
http://fywomenshistory.tumblr.com/ | Women’s History
http://awesomeshitwomendid.tumblr.com/ | Women’s History
http://fuckyeahhistorycrushes.tumblr.com/ | History Crushes
http://lezgethistorical.tumblr.com/ | Lez get Historical
http://fuckyeahapihistory.tumblr.com/ | Asian/Pacific Islander History
http://fuckyeahlatinamericanhistory.tumblr.com/ | Latin American History 
http://18thcenturyhistory.com/ | 18th Century History 
http://effyeaharthistory.tumblr.com/ | Art History
http://blackvintage.tumblr.com | Black Vintage (African American History)
http://vintagelesbian.tumblr.com/ | Vintage Lesbian 
http://19thcentury.tumblr.com/ | 19th Century History 
http://artsoftherenaissance.tumblr.com/ | Renaissance Art 
http://mediumaevum.tumblr.com/ | Medieval/Middle Ages 
http://defterisk.tumblr.com/ | Art history
http://fuckyeahwomenartists.tumblr.com/ | Women Artist (historical/present) 
http://eurohist.tumblr.com/ | Euro History 
http://todayinwomenshistory.com/ | Today in Women’s history 
http://vivelareine.tumblr.com/ | Marie-Antoinette 
http://superseventies.tumblr.com/ | The 70’s 
http://fuckyeahvictorians.tumblr.com/ | FY Victorians
http://aboutegypt.tumblr.com/ | Ancient Egypt
http://fuckyeahgypsyroselee.tumblr.com/ | Gypsy Rose Lee 
http://thatswhatshesaidquotes.tumblr.com/ | Women’s Quotes
http://historyofeurope.tumblr.com/ | Euro history 
http://fuckyeahmalcolmx.tumblr.com/ | Malcolm X 
http://turnofthecentury.tumblr.com/ | Turn of the Century 
http://fyeahqueervintage.tumblr.com/  | Queer Vintage
http://18thcenturyfashion.tumblr.com/ | 18th century fashion.
http://ancient-time.tumblr.com/ | Images from ancient history.
http://axis-sally.tumblr.com/ | WWII history.
http://back-then.tumblr.com/ | Images from history.
http://backtotheussr.tumblr.com/ | USSR history.
http://bythegods.tumblr.com/ | Mythology.
http://considerthepast.tumblr.com/ | Images from history.
http://deadpresidents.tumblr.com/ | American president history.
http://demons.swallowthesky.org/ | War history [personal favorite].
http://fuckyeahancienthistory.tumblr.com/ | Ancient history.
http://fuckyeahhistoricalfacts.tumblr.com/ | Historical facts.
http://fyeahhistorymajorheraldicbeast.tumblr.com/ | History major meme.
http://greatestgeneration.tumblr.com/ | WWII history.
http://heckyeahperiodpieces.tumblr.com/ | Images of period films.
http://historythings.tumblr.com/ | General history and humor.
http://musichistory.tumblr.com/ | Music history.
http://romanovs.tumblr.com/ | Images of the Romanovs.
http://sovietstuff.tumblr.com/ | Soviet History.
http://thefirstwaltz.tumblr.com/ | Images from history.
http://theurbanhistorian.tumblr.com/ | Urban history.
http://yeoldefashion.tumblr.com/ | Fashion history.
http://yeoldenews.tumblr.com/ | Historical newspapers.

Edit:

http://fabulouswomen.tumblr.com/ | Women’s History
http://edwardianera.tumblr.com/ | Edwardian Era
http://belleepoqueactresses.tumblr.com/ | Belle Époque Actresses
http://adventures-of-the-blackgang.tumblr.com  | Adventures of the Blackgand
http://canada-at-war.tumblr.com | Canadian History
http://lostsplendor.tumblr.com/  | Lost Splendor 
http://the-holocaust.tumblr.com/  | The Holocaust
http://vintagegal.tumblr.com/  | Vintage Photography -Women
http://greggorysshocktheater.tumblr.com/ | Greggory Shock! Theater
http://rollotreadway.tumblr.com/  | Vintage Film
http://ladylikelady.tumblr.com/  | Vintage Women Media
http://vintagespace.tumblr.com/  | Vintage
http://fuckyeah1920s.tumblr.com/ | 1920’s
http://antiquephotocollective.tumblr.com/ | Photography
http://wartimefashion.tumblr.com/ | Women, Fashion, WWII
http://defensiveindifference.tumblr.com/ | Sports
http://tuesday-johnson.tumblr.com/ | Mostly 19th Century
http://gothollywood.tumblr.com/ | Hollywood
http://fifties-sixties-seventies-love.tumblr.com/ | 1950’s, 60’s, and 70’s
http://almasdiary.tumblr.com/ | Personal History
http://fyeahtherenaissance.tumblr.com | Renaissance
http://remembertheladies.tumblr.com/ | Women’s History
http://womenseurohistory.tumblr.com/ | Women’s History
http://fuckyeahamericanhistory.tumblr.com/ | US History
http://arcdirect.tumblr.com| history collectors blog
http://jenniohsnap.tumblr.com | weird things in history
http://vintagewomen.tumblr.com/ | Vintage Women
http://fyeahblackhistory.tumblr.com/ | Black History
http://theancientworld.tumblr.com/ | Ancient History
http://historicity-was-already-taken.tumblr.com/ | General History

I am missing any blogs, message me. I will add them to the list. 

just reposting because there are a lot of new blogs that were not on the original list I posted awhile ago.

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Jul 11 '10
Jul 6 '10

Today in History:

1535 - Sir Thomas More is executed at the Tower of London.
1553 - King Edward VI dies in Greenwich Palace.

Jun 28 '10
May 30 '10
Coram Rege Roll of Elizabeth I, 1581.

The roll records court proceedings that were supposed to be carried out before the king in person (coram rege), although that was rarely true. The rolls often include a portrait of the monarch as if to suggest this presence.

Coram Rege Roll of Elizabeth I, 1581.

The roll records court proceedings that were supposed to be carried out before the king in person (coram rege), although that was rarely true. The rolls often include a portrait of the monarch as if to suggest this presence.

May 21 '10
May 21 '10
May 19 '10

Queen Anne Boleyn on the Day of her Execution Friday, May 19, 1536

This morning she sent for me, that I might be with her at such time as she received the good Lord, to the intent I should hear her speak as touching her innocency alway to be clear. And in the writing of this she sent for me, and at my coming she said, “Mr. Kingston, I hear I shall not die afore noon, and I am very sorry therefore, for I thought to be dead by this time and past my pain “. I told her it should be no pain, it was so little. And then she said, “I heard say the executioner was very good, and I have a little neck”, and then put her hands about it, laughing heartily. I have seen many men and also women executed, and that they have been in great sorrow, and to my knowledge this lady has much joy in death. Sir, her almoner is continually with her, and had been since two o’clock after midnight.

From a letter from Sir W. Kingston, Constable of the Tower, to Thomas Cromwell, May 19th, 1536.