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Andrew Dudley Meets The Emperor

On 28 December 1552 the Duke of Northumberland imparted his latest thoughts on English diplomacy to his right hand man, Sir William Cecil. King Edward had just okayed the council’s suggestion “to employ ministers abroad for the public weal of Christendom”, that is to send envoys to Europe to offer English assistance in negotiating a peace between the Empire and France. 1,673 more words

John Dudley

The would be Queen

This portrait is of Lady Jane Grey whose father in law John Dudley put her (unwillingly) on the throne of England after the death of Edward VI (son of Henry VIII). 111 more words

A Brief History

The Lesser of Two Evils

When looking at a long span of English royalty from the first kings of the House of Wessex to the current House of Windsor there are many notable regents such as Queen Elizabeth I and II, Queen Victoria, Alfred the Great, King John, Richard III, Henry VIII. 530 more words

The Sisters Tudor: An Evolution in Evaluating Mary I and Elizabeth I

The following post is from Natalie Sweet, research assistant to Susan Bordo. She is the creator of Semper Eadem: An Elizabeth I Blog, and is currently at work on a book project that focuses on life within Abraham Lincoln’s White House ( 3,682 more words

Across/Beyond Genres With The Tudors: Guest Posts By Novelists, Historians, Cultural Observers, Poets, Memoirists, Artists, And Bloggers