Events of January and February 1554 – 15th February

On the 15th of February as executions of the rebels continued throughout London (1), the author of ‘The Accession, Coronation and Marriage of Mary Tudor’ wrote, ‘towards 9 a.m. many people noticed in the clear sky two suns with one huge iris.’ (2)


1.Wriothesley, C. (1877), A Chronicle of England During the Reigns of the Tudors, Vol II,p.112.URL: Date accessed: 24 January 2022.
2.Malfatti, C.V (translator) (1956), The Accession Coronation and Marriage of Mary Tudor as related in four manuscripts of the Escorial, Barcelona, p.73.