Blanche Parry

Further Evidence for Blanche’s Rôle

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On the 28th August 1589, Thomas Atkyns wrote a long and informative letter to George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, the Earl Marshall of England. Atkyns was an official of the Council of the March in Wales and he wrote from their office in Ludlow Castle...