July 17 – A burning in Scotland

| July 17, 2022

July 17 – A burning in Scotland

On this day in history, 17th July 1537, in the reign of King Henry VIII, a burning took place in Scotland. Scotland wasn’t of course ruled by Henry, it was ruled by his nephew, King James V, son of Margaret Tudor. But who was burnt to death? The condemned person was Janet Douglas, Lady Glamis, […]

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 […]