Skip to comments.Is this proof the Virgin Queen was an imposter in drag?
Posted on 06/10/2013 3:34:21 PM PDT by BBell
The bones of Elizabeth I, Good Queen Bess, lie mingled with those of her sister, Bloody Mary, in a single tomb at Westminster Abbey. But are they really royal remains or evidence of the greatest conspiracy in English history?
If that is not the skeleton of Elizabeth Tudor, the past four centuries of British history have been founded on a lie.
And according to a controversial new book, the lie began on an autumn morning 470 years ago, when panic swept through a little group of courtiers in a manor house in the Cotswold village of Bisley in Gloucestershire.
The king, Henry VIII, was due at any hour. He was travelling from London, in great discomfort for the 52-year-old monarch was grossly overweight and crippled by festering sores to visit his daughter, Elizabeth.
The young princess had been sent there that summer from the capital to avoid an outbreak of plague. But she had fallen sick with a fever and, after weeks of bleeding, leeches and vomiting, her body was too weak to keep fighting. The night before the kings arrival, his favourite daughter, the only child of his marriage to Anne Boleyn, had been dangerously ill. In the morning, Elizabeth lay dead.
Elizabeths governess, Lady Kat Ashley, and her guardian, Thomas Parry, had good reason to fear telling the king this awful news. It would cost them their lives. Four of Henrys children had died in infancy and, of the survivors, one Edward was a sickly boy of five and the other an embittered, unmarried woman in her late 20s.
The ten-year-old Elizabeth was Tudor Englands most valuable child in many ways. She could surely be married to a French or Spanish prince to seal an international alliance and her own children would secure the
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A good read for those of us interested in Historical conspiracy.
Nothing about this theory stands up to a moment’s scrutiny.
This is an interesting article.
You read the entire article in 1 minute and 5 seconds?
Sounds like lefties are desperate to find transgenders to add to their revisionist history books. Can’t find one then make one like they tried to do to Lincoln.
Hard to say as most English women look like guys in drag ;)
I’m not so sure about that. The story has been around for almost two hundred years. I think that it is possible. It is also possible that Elizabeth was just gay, rigidly so.
No, they don't. English girls are among the world's most beautiful.
Bunch of hooey.
The portraits in the article are very revealing...
I had to read this article twice because at first I thought it was about MOOOOchelle.
“Sounds like lefties are desperate to find transgenders to add to their revisionist history books. Cant find one then make one like they tried to do to Lincoln.”
You have a point but an unmarried head of state in that age, I think not. My guess, she was a hermaphrodite.
Yeah, you tell 'em, Feej.
I’ve never understood why people don’t immediately understand why Elizabeth I didn’t want to marry. She was very, very smart, and she knew that marrying anyone at all would have had her playing second banana to him — or else it would have been a constant source of friction (both political and personal) if she *didn’t* play second banana to him. She didn’t have to be gay to want to avoid marriage.
Did you read it? There are no transgendered people in the story I just read. It’s about a deception.
Well, this will rile ‘em up. So much easier to believe QEI was a drag queen (LOL), than to accept the “Free World” is being led by a communist invention.
“English girls are among the world’s most beautiful.”
They are indeed.
We’ll have to agree to disagree on that.
Well, Boy George got away with it for a couple of years.........
britroyals.com has the pics and some history on each. I recently checked it out following my family tree.
It was posted earlier.
I'm quite sure.
As is anyone who is familiar with just how intimate the relationship was between a monarch and her ladies-in-waiting.
Her choices, due to the position her father had placed the kingdom in - were extremely limited.
To choose a foreign husband would have meant subjugation for the English, or an alienating alliance with an unimportant principality.
A domestic husband would have meant picking out one domestic faction for favor, encouraging civil war.
I searched but I did not find it posted before. But we all know that the search engine here is not infallible.
I have never been to the British Isles but the small town in which I grew up was full of Mac’s Mc’s and other Scottish names.
There were so many absolute babes in my high school, that I can believe that area must produce a huge number of beauties.
I see ugly women all the time....often driving cars with “Obama/Biden” stickers.
This is just one more step in the attempt at queerification of historical figures.
What’s an Elizabethan to do? ping....
if this is true, then Nursie was wrong, and Elizabeth did, in fact, have a winkle.
Name that program!
Nope. It requires too many people in the know not saying anything.
Blackadder: Second season.
Also: the Earl of Oxford wrote all of Shakespeare’s plays.
English girls are among the worlds most beautiful.
They are indeed.”
You’ve obviously been to a different England than I have.
Quentin Crisp played Elizabeth in a movie. That’s proof enough for me.
When they open it up to satisfy their curiosity, maybe they can do some justice for Mary by burying her separately from Bloody Bess.
Ah, the title is changed.
I never thought about that.
Royal children died all the time. Like everybody else's kids. AFAIK, there is no incident in English history where the child's guardians were executed for it.
Female traitors were not executed in this way, out of respect for modesty. They were burned alive instead.
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'She described herself as a Virgin Queen, and vowed she would never take a husband, even if the Emperor of Spain offered her .. his oldest son.'Well heck, who can blame her?
She knew that the moment they were married he'd bring his whole dang family over --- and there goes England.
My mother was English.