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November 17, 1558 – Queen Elizabeth I Ascends the Throne

I was not going to touch this story today, because it seems like everyone’s favorite story today. However, I keep getting reminded in posts by my partner in crime littlesparksoflife2 that our goal is to do posts that help us to learn. I realized that I do not know a ton about the Elizabethan Period… Continue reading November 17, 1558 – Queen Elizabeth I Ascends the Throne

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November 14, 1501–Arthur Tudor Marries Katherine of Aragon

My first great love of history, literature, and kings/queens/dukes/duchesses/etc. was sparked by Philippa Gregory’s The Other Boleyn Girl. I think 2009 was the first year I read that book, and it changed everything about how I saw the 1500s and history I probably should have known all along. Her amazing book led me to read… Continue reading November 14, 1501–Arthur Tudor Marries Katherine of Aragon