The Tudor Society

14 August – Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury

On this day in Tudor history, 14th August 1473, Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, was born.

Margaret Pole is an interesting lady - the niece of Edward IV, Countess of Salisbury in her own right, governess to Mary I... and she came to a rather awful and sticky end.

Let me tell you a bit more about this fascinating Tudor lady and what happened to her.

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