There’s a fascinating history of declining British surnames on the website Ancestry.co.uk, in which they explain some of the reasons […]Read Now
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Season: 2 | Episode: 4
Questions of faith dominate the court. As the infant Princess Elizabeth is baptized, the “Act of Succession” is unveiled, declaring that only children of Henry and Anne are legitimate successors to the English throne. A law is passed by which every Royal subject must take an oath, on pain of death, recognizing the validity of the King’s new marriage and Henry’s supremacy in all matters.