21 April 2009 The Houses of Tudor Timeline
The MS takes a separate look at the life and times of the age, featuring events and individuals from the reigns.
The events featured are:
1st class Henry VIII’s great battleship the Mary Rose launched in 1510, & the royal conference between England and France in 1520 known as the Field of Cloth of Gold.
90p expanding commerce with the foundation of the Royal Exchange in 1565, & the circumnavigation of the world completed by Sir Francis Drake in 1580. The border design features a timeline of the period.
The pre-issue publicity image shows the old rate of 81p