July 19, 1545 - Henry VIII's flagship, the Mary Rose, sank right in front of his eyes in the Battle of the Solent between the English and French fleets. It's not known for sure why the Mary Rose sank, but the majority of the crew were lost, including Sir George Carew, the Captain.
July 19, 1553 - fifteen year old Lady Jane Grey was deposed as England's Queen after nine days.
Now - on to the winners of my Birthday Giveaway. I ran the random number generator -
The first winner is Carolyn from Sew Darn Quilt. She will receive the Lion purse:
Ran the random number generator again and the second winner is Vickie from A Stitcher's Story!! She will receive the sweet goodies -
Congratulations, Ladies! And THANK YOU for helping me celebrate my birthday!!