On this day in Tudor history, 5th June 1600, Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, was in a spot of bother. Even though he was usually one of Elizabeth I’s favourite, Devereux was charged with insubordination. Oh dear.[Read More...]
June 5 – A favourite in trouble, a silkworm expert and Catherine of Aragon’s best friend
5 June – Maria de Salinas, Catherine of Aragon’s friend
On this day in Tudor history, 5th June 1516, Spaniard Maria de Salinas married William, 10th Lord Willoughby of Eresby.
Maria and William were the parents of Catherine Willoughby, who went on to marry Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk. Maria was also a good friend of Catherine of Aragon and managed to be with the queen in her final hours, even though she wasn’t supposed to be there.
Find out more about Maria de Salinas in today’s talk.[Read More...]
April 2015 Tudor Life Magazine
Here’s the April Tudor Life magazine with a loose theme of Thomas Cromwell, but as usual we cover a wide variety of historical themes.[Read More...]