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‘Medical Downfall of the Tudors’ Interview with Sylvia Soberton

Sylvia Soberton is the author of ‘The Forgotten Women: Anne Seymour, Jane Dudley and Elisabeth Parr’ and ‘Great Ladies: The Forgotten Witnesses to the Lives of Tudor Queens’, ‘Golden Age Ladies: Women Who Shaped the Courts of Henry VIII and … Continue reading

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Books 2020 – on sale now – Medical Downfall of the Tudors: Sex, Reproduction & Succession by Sylvia Barbara Soberton

The Tudor dynasty died out because there was no heir of Elizabeth I’s body to succeed her. Henry VIII, despite his six marriages, had produced no legitimate son who would live into old age. Three of the reigning Tudors (Edward … Continue reading

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‘Rival Sisters: Mary & Elizabeth Tudor’ by Sylvia Barbara Soberton added to the website…

‘Rival Sisters: Mary & Elizabeth Tudor’ by Sylvia Barbara Soberton added to the Other Biographies section of the bibliography. Entry added to the following: Writings of Lady Jane Grey – Letters – Letter to Mary.

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‘Rival Sisters: Mary & Elizabeth Tudor’ Interview with Sylvia Soberton

Sylvia Soberton is the author of ‘The Forgotten Women: Anne Seymour, Jane Dudley and Elisabeth Parr’ and ‘Great Ladies: The Forgotten Witnesses to the Lives of Tudor Queens’, ‘Golden Age Ladies: Women Who Shaped the Courts of Henry VIII and … Continue reading

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New book that features Lady Jane on sale now…

“Partners both in throne and grave, here rest we two sisters Elizabeth and Mary, in the hope of one resurrection.” This inscription is visible on the tomb where Elizabeth I and her half sister, Mary I, lie buried together in … Continue reading

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