Elizabeth Is Signature
A Facsimile of Queen Elizabeth I's signature on the death warrant of Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex (this original published in 1807)
© Mary Evans Picture Library
1601, 1807, Auto Graph, Autographs, Caligraphy, Communications, Death, Devereux, Document, Earl, Elizabeth, Essex, Facsimile, Historical, History, Is, Original, Published, Queen, Robert, Script, Seal, Signature, Warrant, Writing, Written
King George VI - Thanking British Children
A certificate from King George VI to the children of Great Britain on 8th June, 1946 - issued as a momento for sharing in the hardships and ultimate triumph during World War Two. The message concludes with the sentence:
"May these qualities (pride, courage, endurance and enterprise) be yours as you grow up and join in the common effort to establish among the nations of the world unity and peace."
The reverse of the certificate lists the principal events of the war and includes a space at the base for detailing the recipient's war contributions an the contibutions of his/her family.
© Mary Evans Picture Library/Tom Gillmor
Lord Hawke signs an autograph
Lord Hawke, captain of the Yorkshire cricket team, signs an autograph for a young admirer during the match between county champions Yorkshire and an England XI which was played at Hastings between the 5th and 7th September, 1901 Date: September 1901
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
1901, Auto Graph, Boater, Cap, Captain, Champions, Cricket, England, Hastings, Hawke, Lord, September, Team, Yorkshire