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Rivals to the Throne – Tudor Royal Women with Tracy Borman

Drawn to the fact that the Tudors very nearly did not hold onto the throne at all. There were other stronger claimants to the throne after the Battle of Bosworth. Many rival claimants descended from the House of York, the … Continue reading

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Queens Regnant – Tudor Royal Women with Tracy Borman

3 Tudor Queens (Lady Jane Grey, Mary I and Elizabeth I). If things had gone to plan there would have been no Queens. Daughters did not have equal rights in terms of precedence. It was sons that counted. Prince Arthur … Continue reading

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BBC History Extra Podcast – Everything you ever wanted to know about the Tudors with Tracy Borman

The BBC History Extra podcast, ‘Everything you ever wanted to know about the Tudors, but were afraid to ask,’ featured Tracy Borman answering questions about the dynasty. It is a fascinating listen and Lady Jane gets 2 mentions. Question from … Continue reading

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A very good reason to read April’s edition of BBC History Magazine…

The April edition of BBC History Magazine has an article by Alexander Samson which briefly mentions Lady Jane. In ‘Mary Tudor: Brutal But Brilliant’, Alexander Samson argues that Mary I was a very accomplished monarch. You can read the article … Continue reading

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A good reason to buy BBC History Magazine…

The August edition of BBC History Magazine has an article by Tracy Borman that briefly mentions Lady Jane. ‘Bess of Hardwick: schemer, social climber, scourge of Elizabeth I’ looks at the astonishing rise of Bess of Hardwick.

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