26 December – The interesting life of Rose Lok and Henry VIII made some changes to his will

Dec26,2021 #Henry VIII #Rose Lok

On this day in Tudor history, 26th December 1526, Protestant Rose Lok was born.

Rose lived well into her 80s and had an interesting life, being a Protestant exile, a businesswoman, and being the daughter of a man who supplied Anne Boleyn with religious books. She also had a ship named after her!

Find out all about Rose Lok in this talk…

Also on this day in history, 26th December 1546, an ill Henry VIII made some changes to his will in preparation for his nine-year-old son, Edward, inheriting the throne.

I explain more about that in this video, as well as talking about how the Feast of St Stephen was celebrated in Tudor times.

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