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Elizabeth of York: a Tudor of rare talent and one of England’s best queens | History Extra

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Welcome dinner in the Dining Hall at Hever Castle, once the great hall of the Boleyns: Gloriana (2012) and the Six Wives of Henry VIII (2013).

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When someone talks shit about my otp

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Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the treasonous; and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII, upon Elizabeth's death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.

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My apologies. This board is supposed to go along with the Alison Weir book but I absolutely could not resist pinning this! LOL

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If you enjoy UK history, I highly recommend this author. Alison Weir has a real gift for bringing important people and events from hundreds of years ago to life. She is extremely thorough in her research and it shows.

The Children of Henry VIII-At his death in 1547, King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne: his only son, the nine-year-old Prince Edward; the Lady Mary, the adult daughter of his first wife Katherine of Aragon; the Lady Elizabeth, the teenage daughter of his second wife Anne Boleyn; and his young great-niece, the Lady Jane Grey. In this riveting account Alison Weir paints a unique portrait of these extraordinary rulers, examining their intricate relationships to each other and…

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In this second novel of Alison Weir’s epic Six Tudor Queens series, the acclaimed author and historian weaves exciting new research into the story of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII’s most infamous wife, a woman ahead of her time whose very life—and death—forever changed a nation. Born into a noble English family, Anne is barely a teenager when she is sent from her family’s Hever Castle to serve at the royal court of the Netherlands. Yet what seems a strategic move on the part of her opportunistic…

Katherine of Aragon, The True Queen by Alison Weir

Bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir takes on what no fiction writer has done before: creating a dramatic six-book series in which each novel covers one of King Henry VIII’s wives....

The lost heirs of Henry VIII: Alison Weir on Katherine of Aragon’s failed pregnancies | History Extra

Henry VIII: The King and His Court by Alison Weir

The lost heirs of Henry VIII: Alison Weir on Katherine of Aragon’s failed pregnancies | History Extra

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