Marie de Guise was the mother of Mary Queen of Scots. She was also Tall, Glamorous, had her own bespoke armour, and lived an AMAZING LIFE.
Lady Margaret Douglas: The Tudor Cousin Who Refused To Be Cast Aside
Lady Margaret Douglas was a ruthless survivor whose ambition and cleverness changed the course of English monarchy forever.
Anne Askew: Renegade, Writer, Preacher, Feminist, Martyr
Anne Askew was one of the earliest-known female poets to compose in the English language, the first Englishwoman to demand a divorce, and wound up the only recorded woman to be tortured in the Tower of London, then burned at the stake.
Kathryn Parr: Professional Widow
Kathryn Parr lived through the lives and deaths of Henry VIII's previous five wives, which is likely how she learned to survive him.
Anne of Cleves: The One That Got Away
Anne of Cleves was out of her depth at English court, but wound up living longer and happier than any of Henry's other wives.
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