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24 May - Robert Cecil, Elizabeth I's "pygmy"

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On this day in history, 24th May 1612, in the reign of King James I, Elizabeth I's former Secretary of State, Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, died.

Find out a bit more about the man Elizabeth I called "my pygmy" from historian Claire Ridgway. You can see this podcast as a video at the followin
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On this day in history, 24th May 1612, in the reign of King James I, Elizabeth I's former Secretary of State, Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, died.

Find out a bit more about the man Elizabeth I called "my pygmy" from historian Claire Ridgway. You can see this podcast as a video at the following link:
https://youtu.be/qlINJwhUsNA

 

Claire is the founder of the Tudor Society, an online membership site for those who love Tudor history. There, you can learn from Claire and many other expert historians and authors, enjoy Tudor-focused magazines and live Q&A sessions with experts, and have access to all kinds of talks, articles, quizzes, virtual tours and more. Try it with a 14-day free trial - https://www.tudorsociety.com/signup/

 

Claire has written some bestselling Tudor history books:

 

On This Day in Tudor History - https://amzn.to/3oceahH

The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown - https://amzn.to/3m8KaSi

George Boleyn: Tudor Poet, Courtier and Diplomat - https://amzn.to/2TdwyZr

The Anne Boleyn Collection - https://amzn.to/3kiQc1T

The Anne Boleyn Collection II - https://amzn.to/3o9LUwi

The Anne Boleyn Collection III - https://amzn.to/3kiQc1T

The Life of Anne Boleyn Colouring Books - https://amzn.to/3jkJ5Vz

 

Claire has also done an online history course, The Life of Anne Boleyn, for MedievalCourses.com - https://medievalcourses.com/overview/life-anne-boleyn-mc06/

 

You can find Claire at:

https://www.theanneboleynfiles.com 

https://www.tudorsociety.com

https://www.facebook.com/theanneboleynfiles/

https://www.facebook.com/tudorsociety/

https://twitter.com/AnneBoleynFiles 

https://twitter.com/thetudorsociety 

https://www.instagram.com/tudor.society/ 

https://www.instagram.com/anneboleynfiles/
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