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Elizabeth I's ring - It was commissioned and worn by Elizabeth, who constantly reminded her subjects throughout her reign that she was the daughter and heir of Henry VIII. The ring had her own initials in rubies and diamonds on the outside, but hidden within it were tiny portraits of herself and the woman Henry had beheaded, her mother, Anne Boleyn.
I haven't seen this one yet! This painting of Henry VIII (1491-1547), King of England from 1509 to 1547, is based on a portrait type which pre-dates Holbein's more famous image of the monarch. The image may have been produced within Henry's lifetime. His appearance - square-shouldered, bearded and with his hair worn short - is consistent with the image of him that emerges from written and pictorial sources around 1535.