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IMAGE number
KDC384177
Title
Handwriting and signature of Princess Mary from a letter written to Thomas Cromwell to express her concern for the welfare of Margaret Coke, formerly a servant of her mother, Katherine of Aragon, 15 April, 1537 (pen and ink on paper)
Description
Mary Tudor (1516-58) Queen of England 1553-58; letter refers to a farm at Risebridge, Havering, Essex, in a manor belonging to New College, Oxford; Princess Mary refers later in this letter to Thomas Cromwell (1485-1540) as the 'sheet anchor' of her father, King Henry VIII (1491-1547); Margaret Coke (nee Pennington) (d.1552) was chamberer (lady-in-waiting) to Queen Katherine of Aragon (1485-1516); Mary Tudor (1516-58); Queen of England 1553-58; Katherine of Aragon (1485-1536);
Location
Private Collection
Medium
pen and ink on paper
Date
1537 (C16th)
Credit
Handwriting and signature of Princess Mary from a letter written to Thomas Cromwell to express her concern for the welfare of Margaret Coke, formerly a servant of her mother, Katherine of Aragon, 15 April, 1537 (pen and ink on paper), . / Private Collection / Bridgeman Images
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