August 3 – The new queen and her half-sister process through London

| August 3, 2022

August 3 – The new queen and her half-sister process through London

On this day in Tudor history, 3rd August 1553, the newly proclaimed queen, Mary I, daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, processed through the streets of London. She was accompanied by her half-sister, Elizabeth, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Mary had claimed the throne from Queen Jane, Lady Jane Grey, her […]