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Mary - Tudor Princess, queen of France and duchess of Suffolk

The picture behind today’s advent calendar is Henry VIII’s sister Princess Mary who was known for her beauty. Mary was betrothed to the future Charles V of Spain in December 1507 when she was thirteen prior to her marriage to the elderly King Louis of France in 1514. 360 more words

Sixteenth Century

LA PETITE BOULAIN by G Lawrence @TudorTweep #HistFic the early years of Anne Boleyn #Tudors

La Petite Boulain by G. Lawrence
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Four point five stars
La Petite Boulain is historical fiction about the young years of the life of Anne Boleyn. 559 more words


The Dark History of Research: The Monster Experiment

Contributed by Grandee Dang, Class of 2019

Throughout the course of history, great strides in medicinal discoveries have led to longer life spans and disease prevention. 644 more words

Cobbett: The Protestant Reformation

A History of the Protestant Reformation in England and Ireland
William Cobbett
(TAN Books, 1988)
432 p.

I do not know much about William Cobbett, but based on this book he seems the sort who had a habit of placing his index finger on the sternum of his conversation partners, who made honest but uncomfortable remarks at dinner parties, and who was a nasty thorn in the side of the establishment. 3,991 more words


The marriage of Mary Tudor and Louis XII

The marriage of Mary Tudor and Louis XII

On the 9th of October 1514 eighteen year old Mary Tudor, sister of King Henry VIII was married to the fifty two year old King Louis XII of France. 141 more words

Homework (due Wednesday 28th September)

This week’s homework is due in on Wednesday 28th September 2016. Remember if you are stuck, or need help, please ask and I will available to help you on Tuesday lunchtime. 177 more words


Hair today, gone tomorrow

Following our post on Sunday, (https://murreyandblue.wordpress.com/2015/06/07/a-lock-of-a-kings-hair/) you may have heard that there was a lock of hair in Moyse’s Hall Museum, Bury St. Edmunds, belonging to Edward’s granddaughter Mary “Tudor”, who became Queen of France and Duchess of Suffolk. 32 more words