Tag: English history

If Walls Could Talk

How often have we wished to be a “fly on the wall” during the reign of Henry VIII – or better yet, travel back in time to experience it first hand? Quite often, I suppose. The problem is that it is not possible…unless someone invents a time machine. This leaves us with contemporary writings and…

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Kept from the King

content/uploads/2017/02/Kept-from-the-King.jpg”> At some point, during Edward’s last illness, Princess Elizabeth sent the King the following letter, however, John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland made sure the letter never reached her brother. This is noteworthy because it shows that Elizabeth had attempted to visit her brother, but had been stopped on her way there, and sent back: PRINCESS ELIZABETH TO KING EDWARD…

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