30 December – An outlaw scholar from Spain who died of the plague and Roger Ascham, Elizabeth I’s tutor

| December 30, 2021

30 December – An outlaw scholar from Spain who died of the plague and Roger Ascham, Elizabeth I’s tutor

On this day in Tudor history, 30th December 1552, in the reign of King Edward VI, Spanish humanist scholar, translator, author and Protestant apologist, Francisco de Enzinas died at Strasbourg from the plague. He was buried there the next day. Humanist Francisco had changed his name to Francis Dryander after leaving Spain to study at […]

Anne Boleyn and Elizabeth I’s Golden Age

| June 7, 2010

Anne Boleyn and Elizabeth I’s Golden Age

Author Robert Parry has written a series of articles over at The Elizabeth Files – see Cambridge Connections and Cambridge Connections Part 2 – where he examines what Anne Boleyn was actually doing when she asked her chaplain Matthew Parker to make sure that her daughter, Elizabeth, was looked after if anything happened to her. […]