Tudor History with Claire Ridgway
November 5 - Mary Tudor is crowned Queen of France

November 5 - Mary Tudor is crowned Queen of France

November 5, 2019

On this day in Tudor history, Sunday 5th November 1514, eighteen-year-old Mary Tudor, sister of King Henry VIII and daughter of the late King Henry VII, was crowned Queen of France at Saint-Denis.
 
Mary had become Queen of France on her marriage to King Louis XII on 9th October 1514.
 
In today's talk, Claire Ridgway, author of "On This Day in Tudor History", shares what we know of Mary Tudor's coronation from the contemporary sources.
 
You can see this podcast as a video at the following link:
https://youtu.be/I5V4cCcURSs
 
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https://www.theanneboleynfiles.com 
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https://www.instagram.com/tudor.society/ 
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October 9 - Mary Tudor and Louis XII get married

October 9 - Mary Tudor and Louis XII get married

October 9, 2019
On this day in Tudor history, 9th October 1514, eighteen-year-old Mary Tudor, sister of Henry VIII and daughter of the late Henry VII, married fifty-two year-old King Louis XII of France at Abbeville in France.
 
In today's talk, Claire Ridgway, author of "On This Day in Tudor History", shares contemporary accounts of Mary's lavish entry into Abbeville on 8th October and the wedding on 9th October, including descriptions of Mary and her apparel.
 
Of course, Mary wasn't married to Louis for long as he died on 1st January 1515.
 
You can see this podcast as a video at the following link:
 
You can find Claire at:
https://www.instagram.com/anneboleynfiles/
June 25 - The death of Mary Tudor, Queen of France

June 25 - The death of Mary Tudor, Queen of France

June 25, 2019

On this day in Tudor history, 25th June 1533, Mary Tudor, former Queen of France, wife of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, and sister of King Henry VIII, died at her home in Suffolk. She was just thirty-seven years old.

In today's video, Claire Ridgway, founder of the Tudor Society and Anne Boleyn Files websites, talks about Mary's ill-health, her death and funeral.

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