Tag: Princess Elizabeth

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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Elizabeth: To Honor Thy Father

Honor Thy Father: After being proposed to by Thomas Seymour and rejecting his request, Elizabeth must have felt torn. It appears she would have accepted the proposal had it not been so soon after her father, Henry VIII’s death. There was, of course, a required mourning period and Elizabeth intended on honoring her father properly.…

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