On this day in Tudor history, 8th July 1549, in the reign of King Edward VI, a rebellion began in East Anglia. It was Kett's Rebellion.
Find out more about Kett's Rebellion, why it began, what happened next and what happened to the rebels leaders, in this short video:
Read an article on Kett's Rebellion here.
And on this day in 1553, the day after she had learnt of her half-brother King Edward VI's death, Mary, eldest daughter of King Henry VIII, declared herself Queen of England.
What had led Mary to this point and why had she fled to East Anglia?
Find out more in this talk:
Find out even more about the events of July 1553 in my talk at https://www.tudorsociety.com/july-1553-the-month-of-three-monarchs/
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