Elizabeth is arrested and taken to the Tower!

On this day in Tudor history, 18th March 1554, Palm Sunday, Elizabeth, daughter of King Henry VIII by his second wife, Anne Boleyn, was escorted by barge from her home at Whitehall Palace along the River Thames to the Tower of London, and imprisoned there.

Twenty-year-old Elizabeth had been implicated in Wyatt’s Rebellion, a rebellion that sought to depose her half-sister, Queen Mary I, and put Elizabeth on the throne in her place.

Where was Elizabeth imprisoned?

What happened to her?

Find out more about Elizabeth’s arrest and her time in the Tower of London in my video:

Note: When I said uncle, I meant great uncle!!

Book recommendation: Elizabeth: Apprenticeship by David Starkey.
Link to read “The Miraculous Preservation….” – https://www.exclassics.com/foxe/foxe431.htm

Here’s my video on Elizabeth’s subsequent release, two months later:

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