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Aunty Beeb's Armada Blows Strange & Norell Out of the Water... But Only Just

I am so VERY old, I can remember a time when the main TV channels’ decisions to schedule two delicious-sounding programmes opposite each other left us poor, technology-deprived viewers with Hobson’s choice. 576 more words


On this day in 1612 - Robert Cecil died

Robert Cecil was born in 1563 and was the son of William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley and Mildred Cooke.

Cecil attended St John’s College in Cambridge during the 1580’s but he did not undertake a degree and in 1584 and 1586 he sat representing Westminster and Hertfordshire from 1589 at the House of Commons. 478 more words

Tudor Chronicles

Throwback Thursday- Elizabeth (1998)

Biopics, especially those revolving around those that are no longer with us are tricky. The  movie has to be entertaining, but it also has to be truthful to the history and to the person who is the subject of the biopic. 113 more words


Novel Excerpt - Daughter of a Whore

Daughter of a Whore is a novel based on the life of Princess Elizabeth Tudor, eleven years before she became Queen. This novel is approximately a quarter of the way done and will be my third release. 824 more words
Anne Boleyn

She Wolves – Episode 3 – Jane Grey, Mary I and Elizabeth I 21.03.2012

1553 only heirs to the Tudor throne were women – next three monarchs would be women
6 July 1553 Greenwich Palace Edward VI was the only son of Henry VIII and he died – political crisis as no one left to claim the title King of England… 1,808 more words



May 19th in history:

King Henry VIII and his relatives made history on May 19th in different years.

On this day in 1499, Catherine of Aragon… 130 more words

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