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The Tudor Society

8 June – Elizabeth and Mary are declared illegitimate

On this day in Tudor history, 8th June 1536, the sixth Parliament of King Henry VIII's reign met.

This Parliament passed the Second Act of Succession, which removed Mary and Elizabeth from the succession and declared them illegitimate.

I explain what happened at this Parliament and also share another "on this day" event from the very same day in 1536.

And here is the other video I mention:

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8 June – Elizabeth and Mary are declared illegitimate