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!
In today’s post I will be sharing the second part of a two part series written by Paul Hemphill from his blog In That Howling Infinite as he covers the 1530s and the historical significance of Henry VIII’s reign and the upheaval brought about by his “great matter’ and divorce from Catherine of Aragon and breaking away from the Catholic Church.