Monthly Archives: June 2014

29th June 1536 – Thomas Boleyn Loses the Office of Lord Privy Seal

On the 29th June 1536, Thomas Boleyn, Earl of Wiltshire, was stripped of his office of Lord Privy Seal. This was following the execution of his son and daughter, though he still did not give up. Despite losing his place … Continue reading

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27th June 1505 – Prince Henry Renounces his Betrothal to Katherine of Aragon

On the 27th June 1505, Prince Henry renounced his betrothal to Katherine of Aragon. It was the eve of his fourteenth birthday and a small party had assembled in a lower chamber on the western side of the Palace of … Continue reading

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Perseverance Book: Update 3

We have now reached 30% of our goal! Thanks so much everyone, it really does mean a lot that people are interested and will be reading Perseverance. My editor and I have made some changes to it; for example deciding … Continue reading

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24th June 1509 – The Coronation of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon

On the 24th June 1509, Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon’s coronation took place. Two thrones were placed on a platform in front of the high altar at Westminster Abbey. The higher throne was for Henry and the lower for … Continue reading

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23rd June 1509 – Katherine of Aragon and Henry VIII’s Coronation Procession

On the 23rd June 1509, Katherine of Aragon processed through London, just as she had done on the eve of her wedding to Arthur. She was to finally be crowned alongside Henry VIII the next day. Katherine was carried in … Continue reading

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22nd June 1536 – The Lady Mary Submits to Henry VIII

On the 22nd June 1536, the Lady Mary finally gave in to her father. She had been advised to submit to Henry VIII for a while, as she was likely to suffer as others did if she didn’t. It was … Continue reading

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Perseverance Book: Update 2

This update is a very special one as I am now announcing a campaign for the book! It isn’t a Kickstarter as if you don’t get funded then you get no money and also it is harder to set up. … Continue reading

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