*contains an affiliate link* Join us today for the blog tour of Sylvia Barbara Soberton’s new book Medical Downfall of the Tudors with an article called: When did Henry VIII and Katharine of Aragon stop sleeping together? When did Henry VIII and Katharine of Aragon stop sleeping together? Open any nonfiction book about the Tudors, [read more]
The Spanish Princess will return for its second season on 11 October 2020. Watch the trailer below.
Read part one here. Margaret threw herself into renovating and commissioning new residences, like Warblington Castle. From a later inventory, we know that over 73 servants worked at Warblington Castle alone. She proudly displayed her arms on the windows of her properties. Her influence at court grew even more significant when she was chosen to [read more]
Margaret Plantagenet was born on 14 August 1473 at Farleigh Castle near Bath as the daughter of George, Duke of Clarence and Isabel Neville. Her mother was one of the greatest heiresses of her time while her father was the younger brother of King Edward IV of England. An elder sibling was stillborn or died [read more]
In May 1534, Catherine of Aragon – who had been set aside by her husband King Henry VIII so he could marry Anne Boleyn – was moved for the final time. Her destination was Kimbolton in Huntingdonshire. She spent her days with her women, her confessor and her doctor. She continued with her needlework and [read more]
With the premiere of The Spanish Princess later tonight, we take a look at the real royalty behind the drama. Catherine of Aragon The Spanish Princess‘ titular character is, of course, Catherine of Aragon. Born in 1485 as the youngest daughter of the Catholic Monarchs; Isabella I of Castille and Ferdinand II of Aragon. By [read more]