Tudor History by Michele Morrical

Tudor Weekly Roundup: June 1-7, 2019

Michele Morrical Tudor Weekly RoundUp

Book News
Two reviews of Heather Darsie’s new book entitled Anna Duchess of Cleves: The King’s Beloved Sister

New Podcasts
10 Minute History: Henry VII

You shall, in your counsel-giving unto his grace, ever tell him what he ought to do, but never what he is able to do…For if [a] Lion knew his own strength, hard were it for any man to rule him. ~Sir Thomas More to Thomas Cromwell regarding Henry VIII

“Though the sex to which I belong is considered weak you will nevertheless find me a rock that bends to no wind” ~Queen Elizabeth I

This Week in Tudor History
June 2, 1420 – Henry V marries Catherine de Valois
June 4, 1550 – Robert Dudley married Amy Robsart 1550
June 4, 1536 – Jane Seymour proclaimed queen 1536
June 7-June 24, 1520 – Field of the Cloth of Gold, Meeting of Henry VIII and Francis I
June 8, 1492 – Death of Elizabeth Woodville, Queen to King Edward IV
Photos of the Week

Henry VIII arriving for the Field of the Cloth and Gold meeting with King Francis I of France, 1520

Two men wrestling during the Field of the Cloth and Gold, 1520


About The Author

Blogger, medieval historian, and soon-to-be published author. My first book entitled "Usurper: A New Look at Six Medieval Kings" will be released in the Fall of 2021 by Pen & Sword Books.

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