#On This Day – The Tudors

Monday, June 29th, 2020

#OnThisDay

Unexpectedly May 19 is quite a day in the history of the Tudors! On this day in 1499 Prince Arthur Tudor and Catherine of Aragon were married by proxy at Tickenhall Manor, Beasley. On this day in 1536 Queen Anne Boleyn was beheaded at the age of twenty nine after being found guilty of several charges including adultery and incest with her brother, all charges she denied. On this day in 1568 Elizabeth I ordered the arrest of Mary, Queen of Scots, after Mary escaped from Scotland following the defeat of her forces at the Battle of Langside (May 13). After landing in Cumberland Mary was taken into protective custody at Carlisle Castle (May 18) before being moved on in July to Bolton Castle,

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