THE REAL FACE OF HENRY VIII Henry VIII when a young boy (?) c.1498 by Guido MazzoniFor more information on this fascinating bust, see a post I wrote about it here The Family of Henry VII with St George and the Dragon, by an unknown artist, c.1505-1509.Henry is the youngest boy on the far left of the painting Woodcut of the coronation of Henry VIII of England and Katherine of Aragon showing their heraldic badges, the Tudor Rose and the Pomegranate of Granada. From Stephen Hawes, ‘A Joyfull Medytacvon to All Englande,’ c.1509 Portrait by Meynnart Wewyck, c.1509 Stained glass depiction of Henry in a chapel at The Vyne, the manor house of William Sandys, Lord Chamberlain, ca.1509-1532 Henry jousting in honour of Katherine of Aragon, after she gave birth to a son. Henry’s horse mantle is emblazoned with the letter ‘K.’ Westminster Tournament Roll, c.1511 The Meeting of Henry VIII and the Emperor Maximilian I, by the Flemish School, c.1513 The Battle of the Spurs, by the Flemish School, c.1513 Portrait by an unknown artist, c.1515-20 Portrait by an unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist, c.1520 Henry (left) with Emperor Charles V and Pope Leo X, by an unknown artist, c. 1520 Miniature by Lucas Horenbout, c.1526-27 Miniature by Lucas Horenbout, c.1526-27 Henry VIII groat, c.1526-44 Henry at the opening of Parliament, 15 April, 1523, from the Wriothesley Garter book, by Sir Thomas Wriothesley, c.1530 Miniature Solomon and the Queen of Sheba by Hans Holbein, c.1534.Henry is depicted as King Solomon Portrait by Joos van Cleve c.1530-35 Portrait by an unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist, c.1535-40 Portrait by an unknown Anglo-Netherlandish artist, c.1535-40 Portrait by Hans Holbein, c.1536 Cartoon for a mural by Hans Holbein, c.1536-37Whilst a copy of the completed mural survives, the original is no longer extant Portrait by the workshop of Hans Holbein, c.1537 Coloured title page probably from Henry VIII’s personal copy of the Great Bible, c.1538-47 Hand coloured woodcut by Cornelis Anthonisz, c.1538 Sketch by workshop of Hans Holbein, c.1540? Portrait by Hans Holbein, c.1540 Portrait by Lucas Horenbout, c.1540s Henry reading, from Henry’s Psalter, by Jean Mallard, c.1540s Henry with his fool, Will Somers, from Henry’s Psalter, by Jean Mallard, c.1540s Plea roll initial detail of Henry VIII towards the end of his reign, 22 April 1541 Illumination for a plea roll of the Court of the King’s Bench, c.1544 Henry celebrating the Act of Union between the Company of Barbers and the Guild or Fellowship of Surgeons in 1540, by Hans Holbein, c.1542 Great Seal of Henry VIII by Morgan Wolff, c.1542-47 Portrait after Hans Holbein, c.1538-47 Portrait by the workshop of Hans Holbein, c.1543-47 Portrait after Hans Holbein, c.1542 The Window of the Queen of Sheba, King’s College Chapel, Cambridge. c.1530-47Possibly King Henry as the King Solomon The Family of Henry VIII by an unknown artist, c.1545.Share on Social Media facebook twitter pinterestFollow us on Social Media facebook twitter pinterest Please leave this field empty SUBSCRIBE & RECEIVE YOUR OWN TUDOR CALENDAR SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER & RECEIVE THE 2023 TUDOR TREASURES CALENDAR COMPLETE WITH ALL THE IMPORTANT TUDOR BIRTHDAYS, CORONATIONS & ANNIVERSARIES! Full name * Email Address * We don’t spam! You can unsubscribe at any time. Check your inbox or spam folder to confirm your subscription.