The future Queen Elizabeth writes one last letter to her younger brother, King Edward VI before his death saying “I intend not to fear your graces goodwill, which as I know never disarmed, so I trust you will stand by me…Thus as one desirous to hear of your majesties health, though unfortunate to see it, I shall pray to god for him to preserve you.”
What would you write in your diary the evening after learning that you were officially the queen of a large nation? Queen Victoria wrote “Since it has pleased providence to place me in this station, I shall do my utmost to fulfill my duty towards my country,” She became Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on June 20th, 1837.
In today’s post I am going to be discussing some strange facts about the Tudor Dynasty. I thought it would be fun to use the same concept I did with our facts from U.S History post by inviting the group Everything Tudor Era to help compile this list. They were amazing and didn’t let me down with their strange facts from Tudor history!