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Henry VIII is buried where?!

Henry VIII is buried where?!

Portrait of Henry VIII. (Photo by Imagno/Getty Images)

He’s the king who had six wives and tired of them like a child tires of toys, who rid himself (and the world) of anyone who disagreed with him, didn’t like the pope and was fat…. 2,049 more words

Mary seizes the throne (Henry Machyn, 1553)

Henry Machyn wrote in his diary in 1553:

“The xix day of July was … Mare proclamyd qwene … , sister of the late kyng Edward the vi and daughter unto the nobull Henry  the viii … , and … ther was … song, and … belles ryngyng thrugh London, and bone-fyres, and tabuls in evere strett, and wyne and beer and alle, … and ther was money cast a-way”. 44 more words

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Anne Boleyn - Wicked Stepmother or Historical Scapegoat?

In last week’s blog I explored how Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon’s daughter Mary Tudor was affected by her parent’s martial breakdown and the King’s eventual marriage to Anne Boleyn. 686 more words

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Lady Mary & The King's Wife

Princess Mary Tudor (later Mary I of England) was the daughter and only surviving child of Henry VIII and his first wife Katherine of Aragon’s 24-year marriage. 541 more words

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Be of good comfort, brother

On this day in 1556, during the Counter-Reformation, some 20000 people gathered in Stratford to witness the burning at the stake by the Catholic Queen Mary Tudor of thirteen Protestants (eleven men and two women) accused of  heresy.  384 more words

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The Death of Mary Tudor

The Death of Mary Tudor

Mary’s cause of death is unknown. It has been suggested that she may have suffered from angina. Mary had been ill for some time and several years earlier had complained of a constant pain in her side. 730 more words

Ten Things to Know About Charles Brandon ~ A guest post by Sarah Bryson

I’m delighted to welcome Sarah Bryson, author of “Charles Brandon: The King’s Man” to The Freelance History Writer blog on the fifth day of her book/blog tour. 1,242 more words

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