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#OTD in Tudor history – 9 July

Miniatures of Anne of Cleves, Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley

On this day in Tudor history, 9th July, Henry VIII's marriage to Anne of Cleves was officially annulled; the Lady Mary (Mary I) wrote to the Privy Council stating her claim to the throne and demanding their allegiance; and Elizabeth I began a 19-day visit at Robert Dudley's home, Kenilworth Castle...

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