The National and Domestic History of England (Vol 2) (page 4/5)

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Free clip-art: Victorian border of twigs and leaves

A decorative full-page border used to frame an illustration in the book. Twigs and leaves. [more...]

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Free clip-art: Victorian border of twigs and leaves (finer version)

This is a version of the border of leaves and twigs in which the border is smaller, closer to the edge of the page. [more...]

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Free clip-art: Victorian border of twigs and leaves (landscape version)

This is a simplified version of the rustic full-page border of twigs with smaller decoration (leaving more room for content) and without the centre pieces, and rotated to be in “landscape” orientation. [more...]

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Free clip-art: Victorian border of twigs and leaves (simplified version)

A slightly less ornate and more modern version of the rustic full-page border of twigs with the illumination in the top left (flip it about a vertical axis to get something better for right-to-left text such as Arabic or Hebrew). [more...]

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Free clip-art: Victorian border of brown twigs and green leaves

I coloured the border of twigs to make some colour clip-art. There is also a brown border. A rustic border or frame. [more...]

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Free clip-art: Victorian border of brown twigs

I coloured the border of twigs to make a sepia border or frame. some colour clip-art. There is also a brown and green Victorian Border. [more...]

[picture: Free Wallpaper: The head of Henry VIII]

Free Wallpaper: The head of Henry VIII

A detail from the Portrait of King Henry the 8th, scaled and cropped so that it makes a screen background image at an 8:5 aspect ratio. There is also a scarier version. [more...]

[picture: King Henry VIII Stares Back]

King Henry VIII Stares Back

A detail from the Portrait of King Henry the 8th, tightly cropped so that it makes a screen background image at an 8:5 aspect ratio. There is also a full-head version. [more...]

[picture: Sir Thomas More]

Sir Thomas More

A beautiful engraving showing Sir Thomas More in his prison cell; the gaoler [jailer] approaches, carring a heavy bundle of keys. Sir Thomas More (also Saint Thomas More) was executed by beheading when he did not acknowledge King [...] [more...]

[picture: Sir Thomas More Reflects [detail]]

Sir Thomas More Reflects [detail]

A detail from the Portrait of Sir Thomas More suitable for use as a computer desktop background (“wallpaper”). This one is for screens in the 4:3 aspect ratio; there is also a widescreen (8:5) version. [more...]

[picture: Sir Thomas More Reflects [detail, widescreen version]]

Sir Thomas More Reflects [detail, widescreen version]

A detail from the Portrait of Sir Thomas More suitable for use as a computer desktop background (“wallpaper”). This one is for screens in the 8:5 wide-screen aspect ratio; there is also a widescreen (8:5) version. [more...]

[picture: Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury]

Matthew Parker, Archbishop of Canterbury

Parker’s deliberation, prudence, learning, and his thorough knowledge of ecclesiastical affairs in general, and particularly of the state of the Church of England from the beginning of the Reformation, secured for him the confidence of Elizabeth’s great statesmen. Though naturally bashful, he was rough in his [...] has been regarded as the vigorous defender of what he believed to be the interests of the Church, and true to the cause of the hierarchy. (p. 634) [more...]


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