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1550-1558 Edward VI's Death, Lady Jane Grey and Queen Mary

Death of the Brandon Children

On 14 Jul 1551 Henry Brandon 2nd Duke Suffolk 1535-1551 (15) and Charles Brandon 3rd Duke Suffolk 1537-1551 (14) died of sweating sickness in the Bishop of Lincoln's Palace, Buckden. Henry's brother Charles Brandon 3rd Duke Suffolk 1537-1551 (14) succeeded 3rd Duke Suffolk (2C 1514) although he too died an hour later.

1541 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (44).Miniature portrait of Henry Brandon 2nd Duke Suffolk 1535-1551 (5).

1541 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (44).Miniature portrait of Charles Brandon 3rd Duke Suffolk 1537-1551 (4).

Edward VI's 14th Birthday

11 Oct 1551, the day before his fourteenth birthday, Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (13) celebrated at Hampton Court Palace, Richmond by rewarding his guardians; it may have been a case of his guardians rewarding themselves.
John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (47), leader of the Council, was created 1st Duke Northumberland (1C 1551).
His son Henry Dudley 1517-1568 (34) was knighted.
Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (34) was created 1st Duke Suffolk (3C 1551) for having married Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (13) first cousin Frances Brandon Marchioness Dorset 1517-1559 (34).
William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester 1483-1572 (68), Master of the Kings Wards, was created 1st Marquess Winchester. His wife Elizabeth Capell Marchioness Winchester -1558 by marriage Marchioness Winchester.
William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (50), his guardian, was created 1st Earl Pembroke (10C 1551). His wife Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552 (36) by marriage Countess Pembroke (10C 1551).
Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (51), the Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (13) uncle attended.

Around 1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (43). Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (2)

Around 1546 Unknown Artist. After William Scrots 1517-1553 (29). Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (8).

Around 1547 Master John PainterWorkshop. Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (9).

Around 1576 Unknown Artist. Portrait of William Paulet 1st Marquess Winchester 1483-1572 wearing his Garter Collar and Lord Treasurer Staff of Office.

Around 1560 Steven van der Meulen Painter -1564. Portrait of William Herbert 1st Earl Pembroke 1501-1570 (59).

Around 1590 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Anne Parr Countess Pembroke 1515-1552.

On 16 Oct 1551 the King's uncle Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (51) was arrested for having conspired to commit murder at the banquet.He was acquitted of treason, but convicted of felony for raising a contingent of armed men without a licence. He was executed three months later.

Edward Seymour's Execution

On 22 Jan 1552 Edward Seymour 1st Duke Somerset 1500-1552 (52) was beheaded at Tower Hill. He was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London. Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (14) noted in his diary ... "the duke of Somerset had his head cut off upon Tower Hill between eight and nine o'clock in the morning".
On 26 Feb 1552 Thomas Arundell of Wardour Castle 1502-1552 (50) and Michael Stanhope 1507-1552 (44) were beheaded at Tower Hill for plotting to assassinate John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (48). Both men protested their innocence to the end.
Thomas Arundell of Wardour Castle 1502-1552 (50) was was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London.

Around 1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (43). Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (2)

Around 1546 Unknown Artist. After William Scrots 1517-1553 (29). Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (8).

Around 1547 Master John PainterWorkshop. Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (9).

Plot to Murder John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland

My Device for the Succession

On 15 Jun 1553 William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (32) signed My Device for the Succession.

After 1585 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (attributed). Portrait of William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598. His right-hand is holding the Lord Treasurer Staff of Office.

Around 1565 Unknown Artist. Portrait of William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598 (44). His right-hand is holding the Lord Treasurer Staff of Office.

After 1590 Unknown Artist. Portrait of William Cecil 1st Baron Burghley 1520-1598. His left-hand is holding the Lord Treasurer Staff of Office.

Death of Edward VI

On 06 Jul 1553 Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (15) died at Palace of Placentia, Greenwich. . His First-Cousin Once-Removed Jane "Nine Day Queen" Grey I Queen England and Ireland 1536-1554 (17) succeeded I King England and Ireland: Grey (Disputed).

Around 1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (43). Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (2)

Around 1546 Unknown Artist. After William Scrots 1517-1553 (29). Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (8).

Around 1547 Master John PainterWorkshop. Portrait of Edward VI King England and Ireland 1537-1553 (9).

Around 1590 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Jane "Nine Day Queen" Grey I Queen England and Ireland 1536-1554.

Funeral of Mary Tudor

On 21 Jul 1533 Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533 was buried at Bury St Edmund's Abbey, Bury St Edmunds. Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk 1519-1580 (14) chief mourner. .

In 1544 Master John Painter. Portrait of Mary Tudor Queen Consort France 1496-1533.

Around 1535 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (38). Drawing of Catherine Willoughby Duchess Suffolk 1519-1580 (15).

Arrival of Queen Mary I in London

On 03 Aug 1553 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37) made her formal entrance into London.
The Diary of Henry Machyn, Citizen and Merchant-Taylor of London, 1550-1563, describes the event:
The third day of August, the Queen came riding to London and so to the Tower. She made her entrance at Aldgate, which was hanged with a great number of streamers hanging about the said gate; and all the streets into Leadenhall Street and unto the Tower of London were laid with gravel, and all the crafts of London stood in a row, with their banners and streamers hanging over their heads. Her Grace came, preceded by the Mayor of London carrying the mace and the William Fitzalan 18th Earl Arundel 1476-1544 carrying the sword, and all the trumpets blowing. After the Queen came the Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (19), and after her the Elizabeth Stafford Duchess Norfolk 1497-1558 (56), and after her the Marchioness of Exeter and other ladies. And after them the aldermen, and then the guard with bows and javelins, and all the rest who departed from Aldgate in green and white, and red and white, and blue and green, to the number of three thousand horses and spears and javelins.
Strype’s Complete History of England describes Mary's entrance to the Tower:
There met her as humble supplicants the Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (80), who had been a prisoner ever since his son the Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (80) was put to death by Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547; Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 1527-1556 (26), son of the Henry Courtenay 1st Marquess Exeter 1496-1539 who was executed in the year 1538; Stephen Gardiner Bishop Winchester 1483-1555 (70), deprived of his Bishopric of Winchester about two years before; and the Anne Stanhope Duchess Somerset 1497-1587 (56). They presented themselves on their knees, and Gardiner in the name of them all, made a congratulatory speech to the Queen, who kindly raised them one after another, saluted them, saying they were her own proper prisoners and ordered their immediate discharge. The next day she restored Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 1527-1556 (26) to the honor of his family. Stephen Gardiner Bishop Winchester 1483-1555 (70) not only obtained his bishopric again but on the 23rd of August following was made Lord Chancellor, even though he had formerly subscribed to the Sentence of Divorce against the Queen’s mother and had written in defense of King Henry’s proceedings.

Around 1554 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (37). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37).

In 1554 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (34). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37).

Around 1556 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (36). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (39).

Around 1546. William Scrots 1517-1553 (29). Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (12) before her accession painted for her father.

Around 1570 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (50). Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (36).

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Pelican Portrait" of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (38).
The Pelican being the pendant hung from her necklace of pearls; pearls a symbol of virginity.Pelicans traditionally used as sign of self-sacrifice since the Pelican was believed to peck at her own breast to feed her young; the symbolism meaning Elizabeth had sacrificed herself for England.
Other details include the highly decorated armlet above her elbow and many jewels over her red velvet gown and headress.The two cherries tucked into her right ear possibly refer to her virginity; possibly an over-interpretation of the modern use of cherry.
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Phoenix Portrait.

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Phoenix Portrait" of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (38).
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Pelican Portrait.

Around 1592 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (30).The Ditchley Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (58).

After 1585 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.

Around 1563 Steven van der Meulen Painter -1564. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (29).

After 21 Apr 1509 Thomas Wriothesley Garter King of Arms -1534 made a drawing of the death of Henry VII (he wasn't present). The drawing shows those present and in some cases provides their arms by which they can be identified. From top left clockwise:

1536 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (39). Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (44).

1540 Hans Holbein The Younger 1497-1543 (43).Miniature portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (48).

Around 1525 Unknown Artist.Netherlands. Portrait of Henry VIII King England and Ireland 1491-1547 (33).

Trial and Execution of Lady Jane Grey's Supporters

On 25 Jul 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (49), John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick 1527-1554 (26), Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester 1532-1588 (21), Guildford Dudley 1535-1554 (18), Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (26) and Francis Hastings 2nd Earl Huntingdon 1514-1561 (39) were imprisoned for supporting Lady Jane Grey at Beauchamp Tower, Tower of London.

In 1587 William Segar Painter 1554-1663. Portrait of Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester 1532-1588 (54).

Around 1575 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester 1532-1588 (42).

Around 1575 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Robert Dudley 1st Earl Leicester 1532-1588 (42) wearing his Garter Collar.

On 18 Aug 1553 Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (80) presided at the trial.

On 18 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (49) and John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick 1527-1554 (26) were tried at Westminster Hall.

Around 1747. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. View across the River Thames to Westminster Abbey and Westminster Hall.

On 19 Aug 1553 Andrew Dudley 1507-1559 (46) was tried at Westminster Hall.

On 22 Aug 1553 John Dudley 1st Duke Northumberland 1504-1553 (49) was beheaded at Tower Hill. His Son John Dudley 2nd Earl Warwick 1527-1554 (26) succeeded 2nd Earl Warwick (2C 1547), 2nd Viscount Lisle (5C 1543). Anne Seymour Viscountess Lisle 1538-1588 (15) by marriage Viscountess Lisle (5C 1543).

Coronation of Mary I

On 01 Oct 1553 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37) was crowned I King England and Ireland: Tudor at Westminster Abbey.
Edward Courtenay 1st Earl Devon 1527-1556 (26) carried the Sword of State.
John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 (73) bore the queen's train. Edward Dymoke 1508-1566 (45) attended as the Queen's Champion. James Blount 6th Baron Mountjoy 1533-1582 (20) and Henry Parker 12th Baron Marshal, 11th Baron Morley 1533-1577 (20) were created Knight of the Bath. Thomas Hastings 1515- and John Leigh 1502-1564 (51) were knighted. Thomas Howard 3rd Duke Norfolk 1473-1554 (80) and Henry Neville 5th Earl Westmoreland 1525-1563 (28) attended.

Around 1554 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (37). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37).

In 1554 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (34). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37).

Around 1556 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (36). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (39).

Around 1747. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. View across the River Thames to Westminster Abbey and Westminster Hall.

1749. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. Westminster Abbey with a procession of Knights of the Bath. St Margaret's Church adjacent with the flag.

Around 1750. Canaletto Painter 1697-1768. Westminster from near the Terrace of Somerset House, Strand In the distance the Banqueting House, Whitehall Palace, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Bridge.

Around 1801. Benjamin West Painter 1738-1820 (62). Milkmaids in St James' Park, St James' with Westminster Abbey Beyond.

Wyatt's Rebellion

In 1544 Wyatt's Rebellion was a popular uprising against the marriage of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (27) and Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (16) led by Thomas Wyatt 1521-1554 (23). William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 (16) sided with the rebels. John Brydges 1st Baron Chandos 1492-1557 (51) suppressed the rebellion. .

Around 1554 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (37). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37).

In 1554 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (34). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37).

Around 1556 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (36). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (39).

Around 1573 Sofonisba Anguissola 1532-1625 (41). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (45).

Around 1560 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (43). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (32).

Around 1550. Titian Painter 1488-1576 (62). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (22).

Around 1554. Titian Painter 1488-1576 (66). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (26).

Around 1550 based on a work of around 1540.Unknown Artist. Portrait of Thomas Wyatt 1521-1554 (29).

In Jan 1554 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (20) was interrogated. .

Around 1546. William Scrots 1517-1553 (29). Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (12) before her accession painted for her father.

Around 1570 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (50). Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (36).

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Pelican Portrait" of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (38).
The Pelican being the pendant hung from her necklace of pearls; pearls a symbol of virginity.Pelicans traditionally used as sign of self-sacrifice since the Pelican was believed to peck at her own breast to feed her young; the symbolism meaning Elizabeth had sacrificed herself for England.
Other details include the highly decorated armlet above her elbow and many jewels over her red velvet gown and headress.The two cherries tucked into her right ear possibly refer to her virginity; possibly an over-interpretation of the modern use of cherry.
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Phoenix Portrait.

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Phoenix Portrait" of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (38).
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Pelican Portrait.

Around 1592 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (30).The Ditchley Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (58).

After 1585 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.

Around 1563 Steven van der Meulen Painter -1564. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (29).

On 23 Feb 1554 Henry Grey 1st Duke Suffolk 1517-1554 (37) was beheaded at Tower Hill. .

On 18 Mar 1554 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (20) was imprisoned in the Tower of London. .

On 11 Apr 1554 Thomas Wyatt 1521-1554 (33) was beheaded at Tower Hill. .

On 22 May 1554 Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (20) was imprisoned at Woodstock Palace, Woodstock. .

Execution of Lady Jane Grey and Guildford Dudley

On 12 Feb 1554 Jane "Nine Day Queen" Grey I Queen England and Ireland 1536-1554 (18) was beheaded at Tower Green, Tower of London by order of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (20). She was buried at St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London. Guildford Dudley 1535-1554 (19) was beheaded at Tower Hill.

Around 1590 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Jane "Nine Day Queen" Grey I Queen England and Ireland 1536-1554.

Around 1546. William Scrots 1517-1553 (29). Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (12) before her accession painted for her father.

Around 1570 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (50). Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (36).

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Pelican Portrait" of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (38).
The Pelican being the pendant hung from her necklace of pearls; pearls a symbol of virginity.Pelicans traditionally used as sign of self-sacrifice since the Pelican was believed to peck at her own breast to feed her young; the symbolism meaning Elizabeth had sacrificed herself for England.
Other details include the highly decorated armlet above her elbow and many jewels over her red velvet gown and headress.The two cherries tucked into her right ear possibly refer to her virginity; possibly an over-interpretation of the modern use of cherry.
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Phoenix Portrait.

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Phoenix Portrait" of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (38).
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Pelican Portrait.

Around 1592 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (30).The Ditchley Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (58).

After 1585 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.

Around 1563 Steven van der Meulen Painter -1564. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (29).

Marriage of Queen Mary with Philip II of Spain

On 25 Jul 1554 Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (27) and Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (38) were married (he was her First-Cousin Once-Removed) at Winchester Cathedral.
John Gage Lord Chamberlain 1479-1556 (74) bore the queen's train.
Magdalen Dacre Viscountess Montague 1538-1608 (16) took part in the Bridal Procession.

Around 1573 Sofonisba Anguissola 1532-1625 (41). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (45).

Around 1560 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (43). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (32).

Around 1550. Titian Painter 1488-1576 (62). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (22).

Around 1554. Titian Painter 1488-1576 (66). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (26).

Around 1554 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (37). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37).

In 1554 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (34). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37).

Around 1556 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (36). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (39).

Battle of St Quentin

On 10 Aug 1557 Henry Manners 2nd Earl Rutland 1526-1563 (30) fought being Captain-General of the cavalry at St Quentin during the Battle of St Quentin.

On 27 Aug 1557 Henry Dudley -1557 was killed at the Battle of St Quentin.(Note the battle took placed on 10 Aug 1557.).

Death of Mary I

On 17 Nov 1558 Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (42) died at St James's Palace. Her Sister Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (25) succeeded I King England and Ireland: Tudor. William Brooke 10th Baron Cobham 1527-1597 (31) was deputed with informing Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (31).

Around 1554 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (37). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37).

In 1554 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (34). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (37).

Around 1556 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (36). Portrait of Mary Tudor I Queen England and Ireland 1516-1558 (39).

Around 1546. William Scrots 1517-1553 (29). Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (12) before her accession painted for her father.

Around 1570 Hans Eworth 1520-1574 (50). Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (36).

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Pelican Portrait" of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (38).
The Pelican being the pendant hung from her necklace of pearls; pearls a symbol of virginity.Pelicans traditionally used as sign of self-sacrifice since the Pelican was believed to peck at her own breast to feed her young; the symbolism meaning Elizabeth had sacrificed herself for England.
Other details include the highly decorated armlet above her elbow and many jewels over her red velvet gown and headress.The two cherries tucked into her right ear possibly refer to her virginity; possibly an over-interpretation of the modern use of cherry.
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Phoenix Portrait.

In 1572 Nicholas Hilliard Painter 1547-1619 (25) painted the "Phoenix Portrait" of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (38).
Research in 2010 found the painting used wood from the same tree used for the Pelican Portrait.

Around 1592 Marcus Gheeraerts 1562-1636 (30).The Ditchley Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (58).

After 1585 Unknown Artist. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland.

Around 1563 Steven van der Meulen Painter -1564. Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I of England and Ireland (29).

Around 1573 Sofonisba Anguissola 1532-1625 (41). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (45).

Around 1560 Antonis Mor 1517-1577 (43). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (32).

Around 1550. Titian Painter 1488-1576 (62). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (22).

Around 1554. Titian Painter 1488-1576 (66). Portrait of Philip "The Prudent" II King Spain 1527-1598 (26).

Second Act of Supremacy

After 17 Nov 1558 the Second Act of Supremacy re-instated Elizabeth, and her heirs, as Supreme Head of the Church of England (after had rescinded the original act of her father of 1553).