Anne Boleyn by Marcus Designs
Marcus Designs – D H Morton; Artist Background
Marcus Designs was the concept of David Morton who lived in Bottesford in Leicestershire and made decorative plaques mainly of medieval design from the late 1960’s -1980’s.
The plaques started as simple designs of a Greek coin and developed into friezes of medieval battles as long as seven feet.
The antiqued and colored finish applied by hand is the result of a specially developed process.
To guarantee faithful reproduction of the fine detail the article is made from a material similar to porcelain – accordingly care should be taken in handling.
Anne Boleyn Short Biography
King Henry VIII broke from the Church to marry Anne. She gave birth to a daughter, but could not conceive a son.
On May 19, 1536, Anne Boleyn was executed on false charges of incest, witchcraft, adultery and conspiracy against the king.
Her daughter, Elizabeth, emerged as one of England’s greatest queens.
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