Tag Archives: Mary I

The King’s Pearl Blog Tour – Cousins, servants, friends – Mary and the Grey family by Melita Thomas

I am delighted to host a stop on the blog tour to celebrate the publication of ‘The King’s Pearl: Henry VIII and His Daughter Mary’ by Melita Thomas. Thank you to Melita for this guest article about the relationship between … Continue reading

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My visit to the “Blood Royal” Exhibition

‘Blood Royal: Picturing the Tudor Monarchy’ is a free exhibition at the Society of Antiquaries in Piccadilly, London. The exhibition runs from 24 July to 25th August and is well worth a visit. One of the highlights of the exhibition … Continue reading

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Blog Tour – Queen of Martyrs by Samantha Wilcoxson

On Monday 17th April this website will host one of the stops on Samantha Wilcoxson’s ‘Queen of Martyrs’ blog tour. Published on 12th April, these are the stops on the tour so far: The Writing Desk – Book Launch Guest … Continue reading

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Queen Mary and Lady Jane

Today marks the 500th anniversary of the birth of Mary Tudor, who was Queen of England from 1553-1558. Earlier this month also saw the 462nd anniversary of the execution of Lady Jane, on Mary’s orders. As it is Mary’s 500th … Continue reading

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The Real Tudors: Kings & Queens Rediscovered – National Portrait Gallery

‘The Real Tudors: Kings & Queens Rediscovered’ opened at the National Portrait Gallery on 12th September 2014 and runs until 1st March 2015. This free display is in the usual Tudor Galleries on the third floor of the NPG. Each … Continue reading

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