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Detail View of Lady Audley Sketch

Lady Audley, sketch by Hans Holbein the Younger. c. 1538.

Roy Strong names Lady Audley as "Elizabeth Grey, Daughter of Thomas Grey, 2nd Marquis of Dorset and Margaret Wotton. She married in 1538 Thomas, Lord Audley of Walden who died in 1544, she then married, in 1549, George Norton." (ATC, 49)

Note the elevation of the coronet in the back of the sketch, and a clear line of demarcation of the coronet to the base coif on the left side.

Image from the book Dynasties, Painting in Tudor and Jacobean England 1530-1630, edited by Karen Hearn (1996). Page 149. Rizzoli International Publications, Inc. New York, NY, USA. ISBN 0-8478-1940-X

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