This Week in Royal History: November 13-19

Welcome to This Week in Royal History, where we’re exploring the world outside the Tudors with royal history highlights from a variety of centuries.  This episode we focus on a few events from November 13-19th.

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Miniseries on Queen Mary I: Mary in Portraiture – Part Two (Queens Series)

Welcome to the Part Two of the second segment in a miniseries on the very much-maligned Queen Mary I of England. Thanks to PhD candidate Johanna Strong for orchestrating this entire series by teaming up with some of the leading researchers in the field. In this episode, our guest is PhD candidate, Peter Stiffel. Peter is researching contemporary Marian portraiture imagery at the University of Kent, and is the perfect guest for our current topic. Today, Peter and Johanna give us some brilliant insight into the image of Mary that was presented to the world. 

Follow along as they discuss these amazing images!  

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Miniseries on Queen Mary I: Mary in Portraiture – Part One (Queens Series)

Welcome to the second segment in a miniseries on the very much-maligned Queen Mary I of England. Thanks to PhD candidate Johanna Strong for orchestrating this entire series by teaming up with some of the leading researchers in the field. In this episode, our guest is PhD candidate, Peter Stiffel. Peter is researching contemporary Marian portraiture imagery at the University of Kent, and is the perfect guest for our current topic. Today, Peter and Johanna give us some brilliant insight into the image of Mary that was presented to the world.

Follow along as they discuss these amazing images!

Mary Image #1

Mary Image #2

Mary Image #2a (Mary’s Copy)

Mary Image #2b (Marquess of Northampton’s Copy)

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Credits:

Host: Johanna Strong

Guest: Peter Stiffel

Editing: Rebecca Larson

Episode Music: Tavern Loop One by Alexander Nakarada, Free download: https://filmmusic.io/song/6282-tavern-loop-one, License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license, Artist website: https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com/

This Week in Royal History: November 6-12

Welcome to This Week in Royal History, where we’re exploring the world outside the Tudors with royal history highlights from a variety of centuries.  This episode we focus on a few events from November 6-12th.

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Credits:

Hosted by: Rebecca Larson

Opening Music: Light And Breezy (Loopable} by chilledmusic

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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth – Part Seven (Queens Series)

This season I’ll tell you the story written by Lucy Aikin (1781-1864) called Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth. If you are a fan of Elizabeth I then you’ll appreciate this early 19th century (1818) sentiment.

In our last episode, we left off with the commissioners finding Mary, Queen of Scots guilty. Their verdict was then delivered to Queen Elizabeth who then in a very clever way agreed to it, and Mary, Queen of Scots was executed.

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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth – Part Six (Queens Series)

This season I’ll tell you the story written by Lucy Aikin (1781-1864) called Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth. If you are a fan of Elizabeth I then you’ll appreciate this early 19th century (1818) sentiment.

In this episode, we will jump forward a little to the 1580s to see how the 19c observer portrayed Elizabeth as she aged. We see her reaction to her ladies wanting to marry, and when those nearest displeased her, we hear her response. We also see more of Elizabeth and Dudley’s relationship, how he once again was lavished with power as the Queen’s favorite, and how she behaved after jealousy set in. Then we look at the trial of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth (Public Domain)

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A Brief History of Sudeley Castle

Amidst the picturesque rolling hills of the Cotswolds, Sudeley Castle stands out as a thing of beauty. Its rich history dates back centuries and explores the stories of some of the most well-known royal figures in history.

Welcome to this special episode on Sudeley Castle and its connection to Kateryn Parr, Thomas Seymour, and Lady Jane Grey. We’ll begin with Edward IV.

See images of Sudeley here: Sudeley from above  Ruins of Parr’s Presence Chamber

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This Week in Royal History: October 23-29

Welcome to This Week in Royal History, where we’re exploring the world outside the Tudors with royal history highlights from a variety of centuries.  This week we look at the following people: Charlotte of Valois (and her sister Louise), Isabella of Portugal, Renee of France, Anna of Austria, and Catherine of Valois.

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Credits: Hosted by: Rebecca Larson

Opening Music: Light And Breezy (Loopable} by chilledmusic

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License (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth – Part Five (Queens Series)

This season I’ll tell you the story written by Lucy Aikin (1781-1864) called Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth. If you are a fan of Elizabeth I then you’ll appreciate this early 19th century (1818) sentiment.

In this episode, we will jump forward a little in time to the year 1573. By now, Mary, Queen of Scots, had married and buried Lord Darnley, and she had also married Lord Bothwell and abdicated her throne. At this point, Mary had already been Elizabeth’s prisoner for years. They would number 19 in all, but at this point, it was still early on. So let’s look at what the 19th-century observer had to say about Elizabeth’s reaction to the Scottish queen and her favorite’s trouble with Lady Sheffield.

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