Tag: Elizabeth I

Rivals for Elizabeth’s Crown

Rivals for Elizabeth’s Crown

by Gayle Hulme In 1575 Queen Elizabeth I of England had been ruling for 13 years.  The previous reigns of her younger half brother Edward VI and her elder sister Mary I had seen years of massive religious upheaval. Firstly with Edward VI moving the country to Protestantism and secondly, with Mary I, trying in […]

Adrienne Dillard’s Secret Stash and Tudor Secrets

Adrienne Dillard’s Secret Stash and Tudor Secrets

When I was in school, the subject of history didn’t always come naturally to me.  I was a voracious reader, there was no doubt about that, but the prospect of a dry biography definitely didn’t appeal to me and I spent hours in the library agonizing over topics that weren’t guaranteed to bore me to […]

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