1545 – King Henry VIII’s Flagship Mary Rose Sinks

On 19 July 1545, Henry VIII’s ship the Mary Rose sunk.  I’m not an expert on this subject so I have a few links here for you to check out, as I had…Oh, and a video. 🙂  As you’ll notice the stories vary per article and video.  If you’re interested in this subject I’d recommend doing a little more digging.  Enjoy!

The Story of the Mary Rose:

Mary Rose

Click image to read article by The Anne Boleyn Files

The Mary Rose as depicted in the Anthony Roll. Although the number of guns and gun ports is not entirely accurate, the picture is overall an accurate illustration of the ship.

Click image to read article by History Today

The Mary Rose: A Tudor ship’s secrets revealed



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