May 26 – Henry VIII’s daughter, Mary, seeks Cromwell’s help

On this day in Tudor history, 26th May 1536, Mary, the eldest daughter of King Henry VIII, sought the help of Master Secretary Thomas Cromwell, the king’s right-hand man.

Now that her stepmother, Anne Boleyn, was out of the way, Mary was hoping for a reconciliation with her father.

What did Mary want Cromwell to do for her?

What happened to Mary after Anne Boleyn’s death?

How was Mary treated?

In this video, I consider Mary’s situation and what happened between her and her father after this point.

If you prefer articles to videos, you can read an article on this here.

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