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How United was Spain under Ferdinand and Isabella?

The Tudor connection: Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon’s daughter was Katherine of Aragon, the wife of Prince Arthur of England, and later the wife of Henry VIII. 652 more words


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