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Mary I releases Elizabeth from the Tower of London

On this day in Tudor history, 19th May 1554, in the reign of Queen Mary I, Elizabeth (the future Queen…

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Wyatt dies proclaiming Elizabeth’s innocence

On this day in Tudor history, 11th April 1554, in the reign of the Catholic Queen Mary I, Sir Thomas…

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11 April 1554 – Execution of Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger

On this day in history, 11th April 1554, Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger, son of the poet and diplomat Sir…

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Wyatt’s Rebellion 1554

On 22nd January 1554, Thomas Wyatt the Younger met with fellow conspirators at his home of Allington Castle in Kent…

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Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger

“For I assure you neither they nor any other now in yonder hold or durance was privy of my rising…

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RIP Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger

On this day in history, 11th April 1554, Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger was executed after being found guilty of…

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The Imprisonment of Elizabeth

On this day in history, 18th March 1554, Palm Sunday, the twenty year old Elizabeth was taken to the Tower…

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Elizabeth and Mary Part 3

This is part three of my series on Elizabeth I and Mary I and the relationship they had as half-sisters….