12 February – Blanche Parry, a mother figure to Elizabeth I and the executions of Lady Jane Grey and Lord Guildford Dudley


On this day in Tudor history, 12th February 1590, Blanche Parry, died at the age of 82.

She had served Queen Elizabeth I loyally from Elizabeth’s birth in 1533,and had been a constant in the queen’s life.

Find out more about this interesting lady and how she served her queen in this talk…

Also on this day in Tudor history, 12th February 1554, Lady Jane Grey and her husband Lord Guildford Dudley were executed.

You can find out more in this video…

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