Great and insightful article that dispels common myths about the whole Seymour/Bess/Parr fiasco.
From Rebecca Larson’s article at TudorDynasty: Why Queen Elizabeth I Never Married
“Elizabeth also experienced an improper male relationship while she was living with her step-mother Katherine Parr and her new husband Thomas Seymour. Thomas would flirt with Elizabeth in an improper fashion – and to thwart him from continuing these escapades Katherine would participate (to keep a watchful eye) by holding down young Elizabeth while Thomas tickled her. Inevitably, Katherine found them alone in an embrace and she immediately put a stop to this behavior. She was after all Elizabeth’s guardian. Katherine was also pregnant with Thomas’ child at the time. She sent young Elizabeth away to her own household.”
Insert MY frustration and anger here…
These articles never research the info on Katherine Parr! They always throw Katherine Parr under the bus without even questioning where the info came from and from whom.
First off, “young Elizabeth?” Elizabeth…
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