Tudor History | Queen Mary I Of England’s Letters of Reconciliation To King Henry VIII

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.

Write on!

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