The Tudor Society

24 April – A Tudor tip for divining your future husband

Happy St Mark's Eve! St Mark's Eve was time to divine your future husband in medieval and Tudor times, but how were you supposed to do that?

Find out how to do it in this #tudorhistoryshorts video.

Find out even more ideas in my longer video on the topic:

On this day in 1536, Sir Thomas Audley, Lord Chancellor to King Henry VIII, set up two commissions of oyer and terminer, one for the county of Middlesex and one for the county of Kent.

What were these commissions and what did they have to do with the fall of Anne Boleyn, if anything? Find out in this video...

On this day in Tudor history, 24th April 1558, fifteen-year-old Mary, Queen of Scots, got married for the first time. The groom was fourteen-year-old Francis, the Dauphin of France.

Find out more about the bride and groom, their wedding and what happened to them...

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