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Above is Georg Hoefnagel's 1568 watercolor of the south frontage of Nonsuch Palace.
Henry VIII named it that to assert that there was no equal to its magnificence.
It both fascinates and revolts me – but if I could replicate Arabella’s spiderweb embellished skirt, I’d definitely attempt it!
You cannot possibly have a discussion of pleats and tucks without a robe a la francaise – I am more than a little obsessed with the so called ‘Watteau’ pleating (which may be why I have a finished francaise, two half-started ones, a finished pet-en-l’aire, and fabric for three more…
In the case of at least one of the Syon House Portraits, its provenance is well-documented back to 1674, when it was first mentioned in the will of Frances Devereux Seymour, second wife of William Seymour, 2nd Duke of Somerset.
Lady Katherine was, of course, Lady Jane Grey’s younger sister, so that William was Lady Jane Grey’s posthumous grand-nephew.
Elizabeth I used Arabella as a pawn, dangling her before European suitors and keeping the succession open as a means to keep James VI from avenging his mother's execution.
By the time Aemilia's mother died, Aemilia, who was eighteen, was sufficiently in court favor to attract the attention of Henry Carey, first Lord Hunsdon, Queen Elizabeth's lord chamberlain, whose mistress she remained for several years.