The relics from the MaryRose, the flagship of England's navy when it sank in 1545 as a heartbroken king Henry VIII watched from the shore, have finally been reunited with the famous wreck in a new museum offering a view of life in Tudor times.
17.05.2012 [BBC News] - The MaryRose was one of the earliest ships to carry heavy guns. She was a favourite of King Henry VIII and sank off Show more… Portsmouth in 1545 during an engagement with a French invasion fleet, in full view of the King, the screams of the men
10.05.2012 [TIME] - For Henry's part, a plank from his famed naval warship MaryRose was spliced into the boat. Hendrix, who lived in London from the mid-1960s until his death in 1970, contributed a piece of one of his guitars –a small shaving from a British-built 1960
31.05.2012 The MaryRose was a fine warship. She was a finely built carrack-type warship of the English Tudor navy of King Henry VIII. For a full and active 33 years she served in in wars against France, Scotland, and Brittany. In 1536 she was rebuilt at ...