July 31 – Elizabeth writes to her stepmother, Catherine Parr

| July 31, 2022

July 31 – Elizabeth writes to her stepmother, Catherine Parr

On this day in Tudor history, 31st July 1544 and 1548, in the reigns of Henry VIII and Edward VI, the future Queen Elizabeth I wrote letters to her stepmother, Catherine Parr. The letters were written at very different times in Elizabeth’s life. In 1544, Catherine was married to Elizabeth’s father, Henry VIII, and Elizabeth […]