Tudor History by Michele Morrical

Tudor Weekly Roundup: May 25-May 31, 2019

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This Week in Tudor History

May 31, 1443 – Birth of Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry Tudor (Henry VII)May 30, 1445 – Coronation of Margaret of Anjou, wife of King Henry VI

May 29, 1533 – Anne Boleyn’s coronation as Queen of England

May 30, 1536 – King Henry VIII married third wife, Jane Seymour only 11 days after Anne Boleyn’s execution

May 27, 1542 – The Countess of Salisbury, Lady Margaret Pole, was executed by order of Henry VIII

Photo of the Week

This is the actual chair used by Mary I during the wedding that heralded the start of her ill-fated marriage to Philip II of Spain. The wedding took place on 25 July 1554 at Winchester Cathedral, meaning this chair is at least 465 years old.


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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