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Mary Rose Leather Gallery
Type 1 Pouch from the Mary Rose. Fine embossed calf leather, 278mm x 197mm. The inner flap is plain. Type 1 pouches have two sections for storage, the larger is the same width and height as the outside of the pouch, the smaller is stitched in position between the inner and outer flap. Unlike the other type 1s, this one has a third pouch in front of the others.
Lord Henry Darnley (1545-1567)
Lord Henry Stewart Darnley, King Consort to Mary, Queen of Scots ~ extraordinarily handsome and charming. Unfortunately, he was lazy, ambitious, immature, arrogant and liked to party. After Darnley murdered Mary's secretary and friend before the horrified eyes of his pregnant wife, Mary is believed to have eventually ordered Darnley's assassination under cover of an explosion so huge, it rocked nearby Edinburgh. They were the parents of King James I of England, successor to Queen Elizabeth ...
The Greenwich Phantom Is Sleeping...
Tudor Era Tailor Elizabeth I. decreed in 1566, as to a 'hierarchy in fabric'. 1) No one under the degree of baron or knight of the garter shall wear any woollen cloth made out of this realm, except in bonnets only. 2) No one under the degree of a baron’s son or knight, except that he have a clear £ 200 a year shall wear any velvet in his gown or coat or any embroidery or pricking with gold, silver, or silk on his apparel or horse-trappings . Read more...