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

Posted By on July 7, 2022

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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