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

| May 26, 2022

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 […]

April 28 – Hope for the Lady Mary, the funeral of Elizabeth I, and more…

| April 28, 2022

April 28 – Hope for the Lady Mary, the funeral of Elizabeth I, and more…

Something was definitely going on at the court of Henry VIII by 28th April 1536! Long council meetings, experts consulted, the Lady Mary being given hope for the future… Anne Boleyn was definitely in danger. Find out what the primary sources tell us about what was going on at court… On this day in 1603, […]