The Queen’s Physician: Dr Lopez’s rise from Refugee to Society Doctor

Intimacy with a person of influence often makes one the subject extreme jealousy and resentment. If, to add to this, there is a reckless and endlessly ambitious character on the scene, then any hint of suspicion may provoke them to take extremes measures in order to remove their so-called rival from the picture. The 16th CenturyContinue reading “The Queen’s Physician: Dr Lopez’s rise from Refugee to Society Doctor”

Mary Queen of Scots: A Glittering future at the French Court (Article for the Tudor Travel Guide Feb 2021)

ll I can tell you is that I account myself one of the happiest women in the world. These words were written by the fifteen-year-old Mary Queen of Scots on the morning of her wedding to the Dauphin of France in 1558. It is almost impossible to believe that these sentiments are associated with theContinue reading “Mary Queen of Scots: A Glittering future at the French Court (Article for the Tudor Travel Guide Feb 2021)”

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