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Elizabeth I’s Coronation: A Perspective

by Heather R. Darsie   On Sunday 15 January 1559, Elizabeth Tudor became Elizabeth I, Queen of England, Ireland, and France, Defender of the Faith. Elizabeth had just turned 25 years old that past September. She picked that date under… Read More ›

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Dance Until You Die: an Introduction to Ergotism during the Renaissance

by Heather R. Darsie In case you missed it on Tudors Dynasty at http://www.tudorsdynasty.com/dance-to-death-an-introduction-to-ergotism-in-the-renaissance-guest-post/ On an otherwise normal July day in Strasbourg, a woman named Mrs. Troffea began slowly dancing in the street. The year was 1518. Over in England, Katharine… Read More ›

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