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York – Margaret Tudor arrives at York on her journey to marry the King of Scots

On 16th July 1503, Princess Margaret Tudor attended Mass at York Minster. She had entered the city the previous day through the Mickelgate Bar. York was one of her many stops on the way to Scotland to marry King James … Continue reading

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Mary I arrives at Framlingham Castle

On the evening of July 12th 1553, Mary I arrived at her castle at Framlingham.

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Sir Henry Bedingfeld from Oxburgh Hall provides armed escort for Mary I

Sir Henry Bedingfeld provided an armed escort for Mary I as she made her way to Framlingham Castle during her fight for the throne in July 1553. The Bedingfeld family had other connections to the Tudors and you can read … Continue reading

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Arrival at the Tower as Queen in Fiction

On 10th July 1553, Queen Jane arrived at the Tower of London. Her arrival as Queen has featured in several historical novels. In Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir, the journey to the Tower is seen from Jane’s point of view. … Continue reading

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Lady Jane Rose

My Lady Jane rose has bloomed just in time for the anniversary of the ‘unofficial’ start to Jane’s reign.

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