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Regency Personalities Series-Henry Paget 1st Earl of Uxbridge

Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 284 more words

Writing

Regency Personalities Series-William Paget

Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 181 more words

Writing

Dudley and Paget, Part II

“Whatever the nature of the clash between Northumberland and the 1st Lord Paget in 1551–52, it did not destroy close relations between the families.”1 Certainly, when disaster overcame the Dudleys in the summer of 1553, the Duchess of Northumberland did not hesitate to write to her friend, Lady Paget, begging her and her husband to plead for the duke and her five imprisoned sons: 1,506 more words

Robert Dudley

Dudley and Paget, Part I

During the last years of Henry VIII the experienced diplomat, Sir William Paget, served as the king’s Principal Secretary, at the same time that John Dudley, Viscount Lisle rose to be a great Lord Admiral. 788 more words

John Dudley

Was John Dudley Behind the Death of Thomas Seymour?

A key element of John Dudley’s Black Legend, often repeated to this day, is that he was responsible for “the hatred” between the Seymour brothers, Edward and Thomas, which resulted in the latter’s execution at the hands of the former in March 1549. 3,388 more words

John Dudley