PAGEANT PICTURE POSTCARDS
Title: The Funeral of Amy Robsart 1560
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons' "OILETTE"
Postcard 9517. "Oxford Pageant" Ser. II.
Direct from the original picture by J. Finnemore.
Published under the authority of the Pageant Committee.
Printed colour postcard with POST CARD divided back in brown
Code: PC-PAGEANT-0010 ~ Grade: C+ ~ Price:
Card measures 139mm x 88mm
Printed text on reverse reads:
Amy Robsart married, in 1550, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. On
the 8th September, 1560, she was found dead at the foot of a staircase at
Cumnor Place, Berkshire. At the time it was generally believed that she
had been murdered, and that Dudley was an accessory to the crime. She was
buried with the most elaborate pomp and solemnity in St. Mary's Church,
Oxford, where her grave can still be seen.
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