Queen Elizabeth I is well known as a monarch who liked to present a certain image of themselves to the public. The Armada Portrait is a great example of where Elizabeth used symbols to present an image that represented power, strength and monarchy.
In this activity, you can create your own royal ruff and cuff, inspired by those in the Armada Portrait.
You will need
2x A4 pieces of paper
2x A3 pieces of paper
Create your cuffs
Create your ruff
Well done on creating your royal ruff and cuffs!
You can wear these with pride at home or out and about. Share your pictures with us on social media @RMGreenwich
Why not come and see the Armada Portrait at the Queen's House with your family?