Tudor History: A True Royal Struggle | Letters From Katherine of Aragon

When Katherine Of Aragon wrote a heartfelt plea to her father, she held the title of Princess of Wales through her marriage to Prince Arthur of England. The couple had not been married long before the prince’s untimely death in 1502 at Ludlow Castle. Faced now with widowhood and all alone in a foreign country, she seeks help from family.

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Queen Victoria Had Two Half-Siblings! | All About Princess Feodora Of Leiningen

In today’s post we will be discussing Victoria’s relationship to Princess Feodora of Leiningen and Carl, 3rd Prince of Leiningen. The two older half-siblings of Queen Victoria  were born through her mother’s first marriage to Emich Carl, 2nd Prince of Leiningen.  Continue reading

Moment In Tudor History | Anne Of Cleves Unbelievably Gracious Letter To Henry VIII

Anne of Cleves was the fourth wife of King Henry VIII. The marriage was annulled as unconsummated within the first year. The wedding took place on the morning of January 6, 1540 but didn’t take long before it was dissolved. The union wasn’t a happy one.

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An Open Letter From The Historical Diaries – Big Updates & News For The Blog!

Hello Readers, I am writing a post today to go over and discuss some changes happening to The Historical Diaries. I know there has been a long break this past year and not a lot of blog post have appeared on the site. Now is a good idea to talk about the blog’s future. Continue reading