Tag: Tudor Court

The Mistresses of Henry VIII

When we think of Henry VIII as a man the image that generally comes to mind is the overweight and smelly man who was filled with rage. Well, at least in his later years. In this article we will be looking back at the younger version of that man who was actually considered attractive. Back…

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Elizabeth’s Ladies

Let’s take a look at the women who surrounded Queen Elizabeth and see what their lives were like. As we know already when you were a Lady-in-Waiting or Maid-of-Honour to the Queen that it meant she was responsible for you and your reputation. One would not dare marry without her consent, or be without virtue.…

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