Bios

Bios of key Tudor/Elizabethan characters and/or articles about them:-

Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn
You can find out more about Elizabeth I's mother, Anne...

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Bishop John Jewel

Bishop John Jewel
On 23rd September 1571, John Jewel (or Jewell), the Bishop...

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Blanche Parry

Blanche Parry
Imagine being born into a royal family, but having a...

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Catherine Parr

Catherine Parr
You can find out more about Catherine Parr in the...

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Edmund Bonner

Edmund Bonner
On the 5th September 1569, Edmund Bonner, the Bishop of...

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James I

James I
As I said in yesterday’s post, Elizabeth I’s death brought...

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John Dudley

John Dudley
On this day in history, the 22nd August 1553, John...

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Kat Ashley

Kat Ashley
You can find out more about Kat Ashley (Kat Astley)...

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Katherine Grey

Katherine Grey
You can find out more about Katherine Grey in the...

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Lady Jane Grey

Lady Jane Grey
You can find out more about Lady Jane Grey in...

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Mary I

Mary I
You can find out more about Mary I in the...

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Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots
You can find out more about Mary Queen of Scots...

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Philip Sidney

Philip Sidney
You can find out more about Philip Sidney in the...

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Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex

Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex
You can find out more about Robert Devereux in the...

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Robert Dudley

Robert Dudley
You can find out more about Robert Dudley in the...

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Sir Francis Walsingham

Sir Francis Walsingham
On this day in history, 6th April 1590, Sir Francis...

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Sir Thomas Chaloner

Sir Thomas Chaloner
On this day in history, 14th October 1565, statesman and...

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Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger

Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger
You can find out more about Sir Thomas Wyatt the...

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Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh
Sir Walter Raleigh As promised last week, here is a...

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Thomas Seymour

Thomas Seymour
You can find out more about Thomas Seymour in the...

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William Cecil, Lord Burghley

William Cecil, Lord Burghley
You can find out more about William Cecil, 1st Baron...

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare
Today marks the anniversary of William Shakespeare's death in 1616...

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