News and notes from around the interweb:
- Henry VII’s marriage bed discovered unknowingly tossed in a parking lot after being used in a hotel suite for 15 years.
An ornately carved oak bed that spent 15 years in the honeymoon suite of a hotel in Chester, in the United Kingdom, had a remarkable hidden history: Experts recently found that it is likely to be a long-lost royal marriage bed dating to the 15th century.
In it, the nuptial frolics of King Henry VII and Elizabeth of York celebrated the end of the Wars of the Roses (during which King Richard III died) and birthed England’s famed Tudor dynasty.
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