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#OTD in Tudor History – 1 February

Portraits of Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots

On this day in Tudor history, 1st February, earldoms and dukedoms were granted by Henry VIII, including to his friend Charles Brandon; an alchemist was born; Mary I gave a rousing speech to the citizens of London, and Elizabeth I signed the warrant for the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots...

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