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Bury St Edmunds

31st July 2015 and off to the charming market town of Bury St Edmunds to learn about Mary Tudor.

Mary Tudor was the daughter of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, younger sister of Henry VIII and often confused with Mary I and Mary Queen of Scots. 219 more words

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The marriage of Mary Tudor and Louis XII

The marriage of Mary Tudor and Louis XII

On the 9th of October 1514 Princess Mary Tudor married King Louis XII of France at Abbeville. Just before dawn Mary and her ladies woke and after a light meal they began to dress and prepare for the ceremony. 389 more words

HISTORICAL BOOK REVIEW SERIES: 'The King's Pearl' by Melita Thomas

Mary Tudor has always been known as ‘Bloody Mary’, the name given to her by later Protestant chroniclers who vilified her for attempting to re-impose Roman Catholicism in England. 689 more words


HISTORICAL BOOK REVIEW SERIES: 'The Last Tudor' by Philippa Gregory

The latest novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory features one of the most famous girls in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen. 953 more words

Anne of Cleves: The One That Got Away

This is the part six in my series examining the lives of the women in Henry VIII’s life. Click here for previous essays from the series. 2,463 more words


A Column of Fire by Ken Follet

Book review: Ken Follett plots a masterly tale of Tudor intrigue in A Column of Fire

Shirley Whiteside

Mary Queen of Scots features in A Column of Fire, the third instalment of Ken Follett’s Kingsbridge series… 750 more words

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