24 January – Can jousting heal the problems between Englishmen and Spaniards? and Henry VIII’s Jousting Accident

| January 24, 2022

24 January – Can jousting heal the problems between Englishmen and Spaniards? and Henry VIII’s Jousting Accident

On this day in Tudor history, 24th January 1555, in the reign of Queen Mary I, a great joust was held at Westminster between English and the Spanish knights. It was one of the events planned by Philip of Spain, Queen Mary I’s husband, to try and tackle the problems between Englishmen and Spaniards in […]