Men Behaving Badly: Lord Lisle and Sir Francis Bryan

Men Behaving Badly: Lord Lisle and Sir Francis Bryan

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sometimes while doing research you will come across a little treasure that you never knew existed. This has happened to me quite often but this time what I found truly caught me by surprise, made me blush and left me wondering what the event or events were that provoked this [...]

Surviving Letters of the Countess of Salisbury

Surviving Letters of the Countess of Salisbury

Countess of Salisbury We all know the tragic end of Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury. If you are new to Tudor history I'd highly recommend reading the guest article by Alan Freer called, "The Last Plantagenet" to get yourself better acquainted with her life, and grizzly execution. Margaret was the daughter of George Plantagenet, Duke [...]

Singled Out: Potential Wives of Henry VIII

Singled Out: Potential Wives of Henry VIII

It is well-known that Henry VIII loved women. Especially ones that could potentially give him a male heir. After the execution of wife number five, Katheryn Howard, Henry was once again on the hunt for a new wife. As King of England he would surely have been a great catch to any woman. He was [...]