1541. Vellum mounted on playing card. Royal Collection, Windsor, UK. More.
Henry and Charles Brandon,
sons of Charles Brandon (1484-1545), Duke of Suffolk, and Lady Mary, sister of Henry VIII
, were schoolfellows of Prince Edward. The brothers died of the notorious ‘sweating sickness’ within an hour of each other in 1551. See: Hans Holbein. Portrait of Henry Brandon. Portrait of Charles Brandon.