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Jane Grey and the Mystery in the Tower

Few figures in history are as tragic as Lady Jane Grey, the Nine Days Queen.  Born to hedonistic parents in 1537, she was often beaten into submission, and could only find solace in her books. 884 more words

December 17, 1536 – Mary Arrives at Windsor for Public Reconciliation

In June 1536, Mary had formally submitted to her father’s authority. She had assured the King in writing that she believed that her parents’ marriage was unlawful, that she herself was a bastard, and that the King was justly the supreme head of the English Church (Cromwell had sent her suggested language of what her submission should look like to escape charges of treason, she copied the draft verbatim). 323 more words


Why did Wyatt's Rebellion fail?

Planned at the end of 1553 and carried out through the first two months of 1554, Wyatt’s Rebellion was the first uprising of note during Mary’s reign. 504 more words

Wyatt's Rebellion

Britain and India – A loving romance or a regrettable affair?

Part One – Trade Post to Trade Monopoly

Mary Tudor the child of a broken marriage and false promises grew up with a deep suspicion of Protestantism. 557 more words