Queen Mary I (1516-58) 1851. Commissioned by Queen Victoria. Signed, dated and inscribed on the counter-enamel: Queen Mary Tudor/ After Holbein/ Painted by W.Essex 1851/ Enamel Painter to Her Majesty/ & H.R.H. Prince Albert. She is wearing the famous pearl necklace given her by Phillip of Spain on their marriage. It was later owned by Elizabeth Taylor and recently sold at auction.
June 25th, 1533 - Mary Tudor, queen consort of Louis XII of France died at 37. Mary died at Westhorpe, Suffolk, and was first buried at the abbey at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Her body was moved to nearby St Mary's Church, Bury St Edmunds, when the abbey was destroyed during the Dissolution of the Monasteries. http://www.thefuneralsource.org/deathiversary/june/25.html