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Henry VIII’s England

| February 15, 2010

Henry VIII’s England

Today I’m being true to my promise and blogging about last night’s episode of “The Seven Ages of Britain”, entitled “The Age of Power”, which was about the impact that Henry VIII and Elizabeth I had on England. Here goes… The Age of Power: Introduction In David Dimbleby’s introduction, he stated that few periods of […]

The Seven Ages of Britain and Death Becomes Her

| February 14, 2010

The Seven Ages of Britain and Death Becomes Her

Just a quick post of Tudor news to let you know about upcoming history TV programmes and events:- The Seven Ages of Britain BBC1 9pm tonight (Sunday 14th February) If you are in the UK or have access to UK TV the please don’t miss this wonderful programme researched and presented by David Dimbleby. The […]

The Execution of Mary Queen of Scots

| February 8, 2010

The Execution of Mary Queen of Scots

On this day in history, the 8th February 1587, Mary Stuart, also known as Mary Queen of Scots, was executed at Fotheringhay Castle without the knowledge of Queen Elizabeth I, although she had signed the death warrant. Mary Stuart’s death was the result of the Catholic Mary being implicated in plots to overthrow and assassinate […]