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Fact of the day: 16th July

On this day in 1557 Anne of Cleves (b. 1515) died.

Anne of Cleves was Queen of England from 6 January 1540 to 9 July 1540 as the fourth wife of King Henry VIII. 280 more words

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The catalyst of Bloody Mary's reign?

On a related topic to my Martyrs’ post, I was also thinking about how Mary I came to be known as Bloody Mary and whether it was inevitable. 416 more words


22nd June 1536 - The Lady Mary Submits to Henry VIII

On the 22nd June 1536, the Lady Mary finally gave in to her father. She had been advised to submit to Henry VIII for a while, as she was likely to suffer as others did if she didn’t. 157 more words

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