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9 May – A proxy wedding for Marie de Guise and James V

On this day in Tudor history, 9th May 1538, Marie de Guise, or Mary of Guise, got married to King James V of Scotland. However, the groom was not present.

Find out more in this #TudorHistoryShorts video...

On this day in history, in the Stuart period, 9th May 1657, William Bradford died. He is known as the founder of the Plymouth Colony in America and the writer of a chronicle of its early years: "Of Plimmoth Plantation".

But how did a Yorkshire man of farming stock become a Puritan and a governor of a colony in North America? What led to him becoming a "pilgrim" and boarding The Mayflower?

Find out...

On this day in Tudor history, 9th May 1509, the remains of King Henry VII were taken to St Paul's to prepare for his burial at Westminster Abbey.

In this video, I share an account of the journey to St Paul's...

https://youtu.be/sWeSiAkW7Bc

On this day in 1536, 9th May, King Henry VIII wanted an update on the investigation into his wife, Queen Anne Boleyn.

In this video, I explain just what was happening at court on 9th May 1536...

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9 May – A proxy wedding for Marie de Guise and James V