Scheming at the Court of Edward VI

As the King lay dying at Westminster, important men, men of the council, eitherĀ  whispered in dark hallways at the palace, or in their homes, about the future of England.

To Protect Thyself and Thy King

When the Lord Protector, Thomas Seymour’s brother Edward, Duke of Somerset was off fighting the Battle of Pinkie in Scotland in 1547, Thomas used his time wisely by gaining friends and support from the King’s inner circle of servants and privy chamber members. Thomas, as the Lord High Admiral of England, should have been inContinue reading “To Protect Thyself and Thy King”