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Spotlight - Kat Ashley

Name: Kat Ashley / Katherine Ashley / Katherine Champernowne

Title/s: Lady Ashley

Birth / Death: c.1502 – c.1565

Spouse: Sir John Ashley 1507-1595 (m. 1545) 240 more words


What I'm Reading 

This weekend, I read The Life of Elizabeth I by Alison Weir. I’ve heard so much about her books, and being a history nerd, I finally decided to pick up one of her books to read while on the road. 106 more words

November 30, 1601 - Elizabeth's Golden Speech

This was one of the two great speeches of Elizabeth’s career (the other was the speech to her troops at Tilbury right before the expected invasion of the Spanish Armada). 1,251 more words

Interesting Letters And Speeches

Spain, England and the Spanish Armada

                                                                                                            This week we will continue to examine Spain. We will see  the beginning of the decline of Spain when the Spanish met their defeat when the English defeat their Spanish Armada.                                                                                                                                   226 more words

Monarchs Of Europe

Sudeley Castle and Gardens

Sudeley Castle is famous as being the home to Katherine Parr, Henry VIII’s last wife and the only one to survive him. It is also the place where Lady Jane Grey, Katherine’s ward and Queen herself for only 9 days before her execution at the… 420 more words

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London Day 4: Westminster Abbey and London Eye

You can read about our third day in London here and here.

Our fourth and last day in London began bright and early, as always. 516 more words