Housewife Marjorie McWeeney stands amongst a symbolic display of a full week’s housework for a typical 1940’s housewife. Labour includes 35 beds to be made, 750 items of glass & china, 400 pieces of silverware to wash, 174 lbs. of food to prepare, and 250 pieces of laundry. ~ Life Magazine.
Elizabeth of York 1466 – 1503 She was the daughter of Edward IV, niece of Richard III and married the king following Henry's victory at the Battle of Bosworth, The War of the Roses. She was the mother of Henry VIII and grandmother to his children Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I.