26 December – The interesting life of Rose Lok and Henry VIII made some changes to his will

| December 26, 2021

26 December – The interesting life of Rose Lok and Henry VIII made some changes to his will

On this day in Tudor history, 26th December 1526, Protestant Rose Lok was born. Rose lived well into her 80s and had an interesting life, being a Protestant exile, a businesswoman, and being the daughter of a man who supplied Anne Boleyn with religious books. She also had a ship named after her! Find out […]

Rose Lok’s Tale by Lissa Chapman

| March 9, 2017

Rose Lok’s Tale by Lissa Chapman

Thank you to Lissa Chapman, author of Anne Boleyn in London, for sharing this guest article with us today. Rose Lok lived to be a very old lady. For a Londoner born in the reign of Henry VIII, to attain the age of eighty-six was in itself an extraordinary achievement. And Rose lived an extraordinary […]