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My name is Samantha James and I am the author of The Historical Diaries blog. I love reading, writing, and history fiercely. It is a never ending journey and passion!

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

Queen Mary of England was the daughter of King Henry VIII and his first wife Catherine of Aragon. She was born at Greenwich on February 18th, 1516. Mary’s life was troubled early on with the public divorce and multiple marriage disasters of her father King Henry.

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The Story of Edith Cavell | Shocking Letter Describing Last Moments Of A WWI Hero

Edith Cavell was a British nurse who had the courage to save the lives of soldiers on both sides of WWI without discrimination. The consequences she faced for this were fatal and cost the young women her life. She was executed on October 12th, 1915 for war crimes.

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