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Mary, Bloody Mary

Greetings to all who have happened upon this, my first post. I have started blogging because I thought that it would help me to practice my writing and get it out into the world–“publicity”. 323 more words

History

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

Queen Anne, Princess Elizabeth & A Difficult Question

I return from Mass this Sunday with a sense of gladness that I have not known for sometime. Nine days ago the Lord in his mercy finally freed England from suspicion and dishonesty by taking Katherine, Princess Dowager of Wales to his keeping. 1,474 more words

Anne Boleyn

Mary I and Elizabeth I: The first children of divorce

Note: I know couples have been separating and divorcing in one way or another across cultures since the beginning of time. However, in the public Royal life in the Western world, these unfortunate Tudor kiddies were the first children of divorce that lived in the public eye. 764 more words

Blog

The sinister secret of the Cornhill, Ipswich

This is about to undergo a little refurbishment. The first picture shows the eastern approach to the Cornhill, where heresy executions took place during the sixteenth century, whilst the others are from the monument in Christchurch Park. 13 more words

Great British Bake Off: Tudor Edition

The Great British Bake Off 2016 has drawn record viewing figures, around 11.2 million for its first episode. Its popularity centres on its inherent charm, characters, and a deep and meaningful love of cake. 576 more words

Review

The sinister secret of the Cornhill, Ipswich

This is about to undergo a little refurbishment. The first picture shows the eastern approach to the Cornhill, where heresy executions took place during the sixteenth century, whilst the others are from the monument in Christchurch Park. 13 more words