July 7 – News of Edward VI’s death reaches Mary

On this day in Tudor history, 7th July 1553, news of King Edward VI’s death reached his eldest half-sister, Mary.

Where was Mary when she received the news? What was she doing and what happened next?

Find out in this #TudorHistoryShorts video:

If you’d like to know more about the events of July 1553, the month of three monarchs, you can enjoy my talk on it here.

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