Dry my eyes or let the tears flow. I’m torn. This reconciliation of father and daughter–contrived as it was–saved the life of Queen Mary I of England. But it’s the motive behind the missive that strikes a chord.
The words of Catherine of Aragon — a steadfast WIFE and MOTHER as ever there were — will move the hardest heart.
Would that such a love of God and duty prevailed today.
Thank you HISTORICAL DIARIES for keeping us grounded.