Holbein drawing of woman wearing an English Gable Hood. Tudor women always wore some kind of head covering such as hats, coifs and hoods. Hoods, in particular, evolved from the more conservative English Gable to the introduction of the French hood, back to the Gable and on to a flattened or heart shaped bonnet from the 1520's through to the 1550's.
Jane Seymour after Hans Holbein A very interesting German 17th century painting of Jane Seymour. Perhaps the artist was attempting to add their native fashion to Holbein's original with the removal of Jane's gable hood.
Catherine Howard (abt 1520-1525-1542), also spelled Katherine or Katheryn. She was the fifth wife of Henry VIII of England, and sometimes known by his reference to her as his "rose without a thorn". She was a first cousin of the King's second wife, Anne Boleyn.