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The Children of Westminster Abbey Studies in English History   By: (1845-)

The Children of Westminster Abbey Studies in English History by Rose Georgina Kingsley

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[Illustration: WESTMINSTER ABBEY. FRONT.]

THE CHILDREN OF

WESTMINSTER ABBEY

STUDIES IN ENGLISH HISTORY

BY

ROSE G. KINGSLEY

[Illustration: EDWARD THE SIXTH]

ILLUSTRATIONS

BOSTON D. LOTHROP AND COMPANY FRANKLIN AND HAWLEY STREETS

Copyright, 1886. by D. LOTHROP & COMPANY.

Dedication

TO MY NEPHEWS

RANULPH AND FRANCIS KINGSLEY

Tachbrook Mallory Oct. 16, 1885

CONTENTS.

PAGE.

I. The Building of the Abbey Princess Catherine and Prince Henry 7

II. The Conquest of Wales Prince Alfonso 31

III. John of Eltham, the Young Knight 57

IV. Edward the Fifth, and Richard, Duke of York 79

V. King Edward the Sixth 105

VI. Miss Elizabeth Russell, "the Child of Westminster" 130

VII. The Princesses Sophia and Mary 155

VIII. Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales 176

IX. Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales ( continued ) 196

X. Lord Francis Villiers 222

XI. Princess Anne, and Henry, Duke of Gloucester 243

XII. William Henry, Duke of Gloucester 269

ILLUSTRATIONS.

( From rare old Prints and Photographs. )

PAGE. Westminster Abbey. Front Frontis.

Westminster Abbey. North Entrance 12

Shrine of Edward the Confessor. At left, Tomb of Henry the Third 25

Dean Stanley 37

Chapel of Henry the Fifth 45

Effigy of John of Eltham 58

Tomb of John of Eltham, St. Edmund's Chapel 61

Ancient Canopy of the Tomb of John of Eltham 67

Tomb of William of Windsor and his Sister Blanche 74

Edward the Fifth 83

Memorial Urn in Henry the Seventh's Chapel 101

Interior of the Chapel of Henry the Seventh 107

Exterior of the Chapel of Henry the Seventh 113

Edward the Sixth. From a Painting by Holbein 119

Queen Elizabeth. From Painting in the English National Portrait Gallery 137

Monument to Miss Elizabeth Russell 147

The Monument to Queen Elizabeth in the North Aisle 157

The Cradle Tomb 165

The Monuments of Princess Sophia and Princess Mary 171

Entrance to Bramshill House 179

Bramshill House, from the North 189

Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales 203

Westminster Abbey, from the North 215

Tomb of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham 227

Lord Francis Villiers. After Vandyck 235

The Effigies of the Lady Anna 245

Henry, Duke of Gloucester 253

Princess Elizabeth in Prison 261

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