Sunday Short Takes

A couple of interesting articles about the Sir Walter Ralegh portrait on display at the new Elizabeth I & Her People exhibition at the NPG:

* Sir Walter Raleigh’s crescent moon compliment to Elizabeth I revealed

* Painting ‘reveals Walter Ralegh’s secret desire for Elizabeth I’

And a fun page from the NPG also related to the exhibition:

* Who do you think you were? – I got “The Landowner”, Bess of Hardwick! :)

A follow-up to an old post about the (possible) mummified head of French King Henri IV

* Researchers say mummified head isn’t French King Henri IV

And I’m not sure how I missed this before, but here’s a silly, fun video about Henry VIII and the wives from the fine folks at Hever Castle:


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Sunday Short Takes — 2 Comments

  1. Great giggles on the video!! How could the visitors in the background not stand around and watch?? I’m afraid I would have been following the film crew for the entire day. Thanks for sharing :)

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