UPDATED POST AT sparkypus.com A Medieval Potpourri https://sparkypus.com/2020/05/14/edmund-earl-of-rutland-a-life-cut-short/ Fotheringhay Church and Yorkist Mausoleum 1804. Watercolour by unknown artist. A link here to an excellent article on Edmund, Earl of Rutland. The History Geeks can be found on Facebook: The article also give a plausible reason as to why Edmund’s christening ceremony at Rouen… Continue reading Edmund, Earl of Rutland, a life cut short.
This was quite a delightful programme and both Drs. Worsley and Starkey were in top form: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b04yg2hr/britains-tudor-treasure-a-night-at-hampton-court Edward VI is the one “Tudor” whose life and actions cannot be held to have offended many people. It is also admirable to celebrate the birth of a healthy legitimate male heir although it is sad that so… Continue reading A television review: