TODAY IN HISTORY - Mary Tudor was born was born at Richmond Palace (18 March 1496 – 25 June 1533) - daughter of Henry VII & younger sister of King Henry VIII of England & queen consort of France. Mary had been unhappy with her marriage to Louis XII, as at this time she was almost certainly in love w/ Charles Brandon. She married Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk in secret. Henry VIII was outraged, & wanted Brandon imprisoned or executed. Luckily, Brandon ended up w/ only a heavy fine.
elizabethanhistory: The Childhood of Queen Elizabeth I was a difficult one. Elizabeth was born 7 September 1533 at Greenwich Palace. The child of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Her much awaited birth was a huge disappointed to King Henry who longed for a male heir
OP. Arthur Tudor, whose story was probably much sadder than was previously thought. My thoughts. That sounds very interesting. I have never read your novels although, of course, I have heard of them. Arthur is one of those lost princes, such as the Black Prince or Prince Henry Stuart, that one wonders how history would have changed had he survived.
Queen Elizabeth I’s Ring. Gold, mother-of-pearl, rubies, and enamel, c.1560. According to tradition this ring was dedicated to James I (James VI of Scotland) as evidence of the Queen’s death and given by him to 1st Earl of Home in 1603.