Tag: Catherine of Aragon

The Political and Religious Influence of France on Anne Boleyn (Guest Post)

by Olivia Longueville Anne Boleyn was one of the most controversial and captivating women of the Renaissance. For a time, she wielded a surprising level of influence over the volatile King Henry VIII, and her significance as the mother of one of England’s most important monarchs, Elizabeth I, cannot be denied.  This article explores how Anne’s…

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The Unpopularity of Anne Boleyn

The Unpopularity of Anne Boleyn Guest article by Samia Chebbah Not only did Anne Boleyn not fulfill her duty in delivering an heir to the throne of England but she was also unpopular in the country. In the eye of the population, ”she had made herself disliked by her haughty and arrogant manners”[1]. There seemed…

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Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales

Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales Guest Article by Susan Abernethy Website: The Freelance History Writer Henry Tudors Lancastrian claim to the throne of England was weak at best. In August of 1485, he defeated the Yorkist King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field and established the Tudor dynasty as King Henry VII. To…

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