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Mary Boleyn – Royal Mistress and Reformer?

This article was written by Christine. You can also follow Christine on her YouTube channel, The History Gal. Who Was Mary? So frequently, Mary Boleyn is painted as the unsuccessful Boleyn sister, overshadowed by the infamous reputation of her sister, Anne. Others have suggested that Mary’s main storyline in history was as a royal mistress [read more]

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Catherine Parr

Catherine Parr – The Scholar Queen

This article is by Gillian. Born in 1512, Catherine is most well known for being King Henry VIII’s sixth and final wife, outliving him by about a year. However, Catherine was much more than just a wife- she was an academic, a theologist, and genuinely interested in politics and the governing of the kingdom. Catherine was [read more]

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Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn’s surviving letters

There is a lot we do not know about Anne Boleyn but I was glad to learn that several of Anne’s letters have survived to this day. Letters offer a glimpse into her personality, of which we know very little! Letter from Anne Boleyn to her father whilst in the service of Margaret of Austria [read more]