April 10 – Margaret Tudor gives birth and the Gregorian Calendar

| April 10, 2022

April 10 – Margaret Tudor gives birth and the Gregorian Calendar

On this day in Tudor history, 10th April 1512, Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scots, eldest daughter of the late King Henry VII, and sister of King Henry VIII, gave birth to a boy who would become King James V of Scotland. Find out more about James V, his life and reign, and his relationship with […]

15th October – On this Day in History…

| October 15, 2011

15th October – On this Day in History…

On this day in history, 15th October… 1536 – Henry VIII writes to the Earl of Shrewsbury, the Duke of Suffolk “and others” with instructions on handling the rebellion which we now know as the Pilgrimage of Grace. The King also wrote to the rebels in Lincolnshire promising “to show them mercy if they leave […]