truly transformed. The devine feminine energy here seems very strong, hinting of a very different type of institution, perhaps not an institution in any normal sense. The sense of the devine is strong in all 3 of these cards.
Originally posted on Humoring the Goddess: Hans Holbein the Younger (1497-1543) was a German painter, draftsman, and designer, renowned for the precise rendering of his drawings and the compelling realism of his portraits, particularly those recording the court of King Henry VIII of England. Henry VIII Holbein the Younger was one of the most celebrated…Sunday Evening … Continue reading Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Hans Holbein the Younger — Blue Dragon Journal (Reblog)
When Katherine Of Aragon wrote a heartfelt plea to her father, she held the title of Princess of Wales through her marriage to Prince Arthur of England. The couple had not been married long before the prince’s untimely death in 1502 at Ludlow Castle. Faced now with widowhood and all alone in a foreign country, […]Tudor … Continue reading Tudor History: A True Royal Struggle | Letters From Katherine of Aragon — THE CHRONICLES OF HISTORY (Reblog)
Leo is the fifth sign of the zodiac, its ruler is the sun. Leo cannot help but be regal and is therefore associated with royal families, royalty in general, as well as celebrity. With the sun being ruler of Leo, this sign likes to shine, be the centre of attention just like the sun itself. … Continue reading Royal Leo – The Centre of Attention
This period centering around 1710 to 1711 was clearly a major turning point in British, European and world history. Astrologically too, we can see clear signs of the turning of a page, or the planting of a seed.
One of the most well known examples is John Dee's choice of day for the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth I of England on January 15 1559. We can speculate as to the wisdom of his choice, although historians have certainly been highly favourable when writing about the 'Virgin Queen'.
The Lincolnshire Rising of the autumn of 1536 was a popular uprising in protest to King Henry VIII's and Thomas Cromwell's decision to dissolve the monasteries. It was the spark which led to the more widespread uprising, called the Pilgrimage of Grace in 1536-7. copyright Francis Barker 2020
The AA and The Royal Mail are two mainstays of British cultural life, services that, generally speaking, can be relied upon. We still belong to the AA and the number of times they have 'dug us out of a hole' are too many to count. Yes, it is perhaps fairly expensive if you go for … Continue reading Old Toys, Old Services – The AA and The Royal Mail
For these reasons and perhaps others too, he probably never felt he was not cut out for being a monarch of a vast and populous empire.
Although the English held on to many of their French possessions for another generation, the loss of Burgundian support and the weakness of character of Henry VI, ensured their eventual defeat and removal from France and the continent of Europe, leaving only little Calais an English possession until 1558.