27 October – The birth of Mary Herbert and the dramatic entrance of Anne Boleyn

| October 27, 2021

27 October – The birth of Mary Herbert and the dramatic entrance of Anne Boleyn

On this day in Tudor history, 27th October 1561, Mary Herbert (née Sidney), Countess of Pembroke, writer and literary patron, was born at Tickenhall, near Bewdley in Worcestershire. She was the sister of the poets Sir Philip Sidney and Robert Sidney, Earl of Leicester, was a writer herself and an extremely talented lady, and she […]