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On this day in Tudor history podcasts from Claire Ridgway.

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On this day in Tudor history podcasts from Claire Ridgway.

    June 5 - Maria de Salinas, Catherine of Aragon's friend

    June 5 - Maria de Salinas, Catherine of Aragon's friend

    On this day in Tudor history, 5th June 1516, Spaniard Maria de Salinas married William, 10th Lord Willoughby of Eresby. Maria and William were the parents of Catherine Willoughby, who went on to marry Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk. Maria was also a good friend of Catherine of Aragon and managed to be with the queen in her final hours, even though she wasn't supposed to be there. Find out more about Maria de Salinas in today's talk from historian Claire Ridgway. You can see this podcast as a video at the following link:https://youtu.be/KA4YUJ0Gsng You can find out more about Maria's daughter, Catherine Willoughby, in this video - https://youtu.be/dVz3KEzvYsoAlso on this day in Tudor history, 5th June 1604, Tudor physician and naturalist Thomas Moffet, or Muffet, physician and naturalist, died at Wilton in Wiltshire. He is known for a poem on silkworms and his daughter is linked to a famous nursery rhyme. Find out more in last year’s video - https://youtu.be/V-8A9OB5fqU

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    June 4 - Lightning strikes St Paul's

    June 4 - Lightning strikes St Paul's

    On the afternoon of this day in Tudor history, Wednesday 4th June 1561, in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, London was hit by a tremendous thunderstorm. Fires caused by lightning strikes destroyed one church and damaged St Paul's Cathedral. Find out more about the storm, how St Paul's was damaged, the reactions to the lightning strike, what Queen Elizabeth I did, and what happened next, in today's talk from Claire Ridgway, author of several Tudor history books.https://youtu.be/W3wCUDA2IcE Also on this day in Tudor history, 4th June 1550, sweethearts Robert Dudley and Amy Robsart tied the knot at the royal palace of Sheen at Richmond in a service attended by King Edward VI. This marriage was a love-match, but it lasted just ten years, ending with Amy's death in 1560, a death which is surrounded by controversy. Find out more in last year’s video - https://youtu.be/ntXH7_kxRng 

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    June 3 - The Royal Supremacy

    June 3 - The Royal Supremacy

    On this day in Tudor history, 3rd June 1535, Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's vicar-general, issued orders regarding the royal supremacy to the bishops of the kingdom. But what was the royal supremacy and what were the clergy expected to do? Find out all about the royal supremacy, the orders sent and how bishops reacted, in today's talk from historian Claire Ridgway.You can see this podcast as a video at the following link:https://youtu.be/ZRqZXbE_G_4 Also on this very same day in history, 3rd June 1535, Sir Thomas More was interrogated in the Tower. You can find out more about what happened in last year’s “on this day” video - https://youtu.be/bd65f6g2eis  You can find Claire at:https://www.theanneboleynfiles.com https://www.tudorsociety.comhttps://www.facebook.com/theanneboleynfiles/https://www.facebook.com/tudorsociety/https://twitter.com/AnneBoleynFiles https://twitter.com/thetudorsociety https://www.instagram.com/tudor.society/ https://www.instagram.com/anneboleynfiles/

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    June 2 - Queen Jane Seymour

    June 2 - Queen Jane Seymour

    On this day in Tudor history, 2nd June 1536, Jane Seymour made her first public appearance at Greenwich Palace.She'd married King Henry VIII on 30th May, and this public appearance was just two weeks after Anne Boleyn's execution, so it must have caused quite a stir. You can see this podcast as a video at the following link:https://youtu.be/9IxCCgFHPQM Find out more about this public appearance, and also about Jane Seymour herself, in today's talk from Claire Ridgway, author of "The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown". Also on this day in Tudor history, 2nd June 1572, thirty-four-year-old Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, was beheaded on Tower Hill for high treason. Norfolk was a Knight of the Garter, he'd served as Earl Marshal and Lord High Steward, he'd presided over Queen Elizabeth I's coronation, so what had led him to this sticky end and how was he involved with Mary, Queen of Scots? Find out in last year’s video - https://youtu.be/URsHZ5Iif1M  You can find Claire at:https://www.theanneboleynfiles.com https://www.tudorsociety.comhttps://www.facebook.com/theanneboleynfiles/https://www.facebook.com/tudorsociety/https://twitter.com/AnneBoleynFiles https://twitter.com/thetudorsociety https://www.instagram.com/tudor.society/ https://www.instagram.com/anneboleynfiles/

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    June 1 - Christopher Marlowe's death and inquest

    June 1 - Christopher Marlowe's death and inquest

    On this day in Tudor history, 1st June 1593, the inquest into the death of playwright, poet and translator Christopher Marlowe took place.  Twenty-nine-year-old Marlowe, writer of such famous works as “Tamburlaine”, “Dr Faustus” and “The Jew of Malta”, had been fatally stabbed at a house in Deptford Strand, London, by a man named Ingram Frizer on 30th May 1593, but what happened? In today's "on this day" talk, historian Claire Ridgway shares William Danby's coroner's report on what happened that fateful day. Also on this day in Tudor history, 1st June 1533, Whitsunday, a pregnant Queen Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII’s second wife, was crowned queen at Westminster Abbey in a ceremony performed by her good friend, Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury. Find out more in last year’s video - https://youtu.be/RODcq1iD2lI  You can find out more about Marlowe and the theories regarding his death in Claire's video for February 26 – Christopher Marlowe – a rather colourful character! - https://youtu.be/QnT2Qp7RuXc The books Claire mentioned can be read online: Christopher Marlowe by Frerick S Boas - https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.461513/page/n295/mode/2up The Death of Christopher Marlowe by J Leslie Hotson - https://archive.org/details/deathofchristoph008072mbp/page/n39/mode/2up

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    May 31 - Henry VIII's annulment and a special Blackfriars court

    May 31 - Henry VIII's annulment and a special Blackfriars court

    On this day in Tudor history, 31st May 1529, a special legatine court opened at Blackfriars in London. The court’s purpose was to hear the case for an annulment of Henry VIII’s marriage to Catherine of Aragon, and it was presided over by papal legate Cardinal Lorenzo Campeggio and Cardinal Thomas Wolsey. Find out about the context of this court, what happened at the court and what happened next in today's talk from Claire Ridgway, author of several Tudor history books. You can see this podcast as a video at the following link:https://youtu.be/2yV0iepaqvI Catherine’s speech - https://youtu.be/mV9DknPWlJA  Also on this day in Tudor history, 31st May 1533, Anne Boleyn’s coronation procession took place. Find out more about this huge procession, which included including lavish pageants, orations, music, and wine flowing in the conduits and in fountains, in last year’s video - https://youtu.be/ruzJyIMRgXs

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