The Tudor Minute

With the Tudor Minute you get daily bites of live from 16th century England. Created by the Renaissance English History Podcast, one of the longest running indie history podcasts, these bite size snippets provide a quick dose of Tudor any time of the day.

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Tudor Minute September 18: Happy Birthday Henry Brandon

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Today in 1535 Charles Brandon and his wife, his ward Katherine Willoughby, had a son called Henry. Charles Brandon was famous for having married Henry VIII’s sister Mary without permission after she had extracted an agreement from her brother that she would marry the ancient French king in exchange for being able to marry anyone she wanted after he died.