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  1. Henry VIII born 1491. Henry had a more pronounced dorsal curve to his nose, and Arthur the more straight. So a portrait of a young man in 1500 with a gillyflower (sign of betrothal ) has to be ARTHUR. Since Henry would only have been 9 years of age. 1509 he was 18 and that means Arthur was Dead and Henry was not yet married to Catherine of Aragon. YES?

  2. Caroline

    In portrait 1 the eyes are a darkish blue/grey (Henry), regardless of colour, Henrys portraits depict dark eyes. In portraits 2 and 3 the eyes are a deliberate lighter shade of brown (Arthur).

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