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How Far was Mary I Influenced by the Life and Memory of her Mother, Katherine of Aragon?

The education of Mary I was influenced mainly by her mother and her tutor, Juan Vives. They expected a lot from her – she was not taught only feminine pastimes, but also how to rule a country. 757 more words

Anne Boleyn

The Bible in and as History: Psalms with Reflections at the Top of the Hill

Apologies for the length of time between posts.  I will be rushing to catch up on my publishing schedule and get through the multitude of books I have actually read through as we approach October and the New Testament. 941 more words

A dramatic change

Something happened to the British kingdoms just half a century after Bosworth. From 1536, the second “Tudor” (and his like-minded nephew James V) began to execute women for political offences, a practice unknown hitherto. 154 more words