SHORT HISTORICAL FACTS WITH ME, CHARLOTTE ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป

fact no. 44 On this day 499 years ago the illegitimate son of Henry VIII was born, Henry Fitzroy.ย  Quick fact: The name “Fitzroy” itself implies what the child was for it stands for “Son of the King”. It is a Norman-French title that was given to an illegitimate son of a monarch.ย  Fitzroy’s mother […]

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Short historical facts with me, Charlotte ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿ’ป

fact no. 42 On this day, 477 years ago, Lady Margaret Pole (Countess of Salisbury) was executed at the Tower aged 67 years.   Lady Margaret Pole was one of King Henry VIII’s ladies in favour, allowing her the title of “Countess of Salisbury”. She was the godmother and governess to the King’s first daughter […]

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