Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII, Tudor Medicine

Henry VIII’s ‘Sorre legge’

During a bout of jousting on 24th January 1536, Henry VIII fell from his horse, Smashing to the ground with the fully armour plated horse landing on top of him.

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Anne Boleyn, Breaking News..., From around the web, Tudor women

A new image of Anne Boleyn that has been hiding in plain sight for years?

I had a good look at this image in the early hours of this morning and I noticed that the medallion does not show the usual ‘AB’ or ‘A’ initials. But instead, has the initials ‘AR’,(Anna Regina) which is Latin for Queen Anne.  Continue reading “A new image of Anne Boleyn that has been hiding in plain sight for years?”

Epidemics, Tudor Medicine

Tudor cure for Smallpox Demons…

Smallpox was a highly contagious, potentially disfiguring and deadly disease. There was no cure and no effective treatment.

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