12 Queens of Christmas Carol and a Giveaway

By Rachel Harper

Matilda of EnglandHere’s a little holiday treat for you!  An original Christmas carol set to the tune of 12 days of Christmas.  This one however is all about English queens over the centuries.

There is a special prize for the first person to e-mail katherine@eventful-travel.com the correct queenly reference to all of the verses.  Deadline for entry is 1st January 2015 and is open to UK and US participants.

Good luck!

(The images are clues.)

 

On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

a virgin queen with no heir

 

Victoria_CoronationOn the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

2 axe blows

and a virgin queen with no heir

 

On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me

3 year old betrothed

2 axe blows

and a virgin queen with no heir

 

Katherine of Aragon(You get the gist on how the rest of this song works right? Good.  Here are the starting lines to each of the next verses):

4 years crusading

5 steps to the throne

6 wives for Henry

7 years of lusting

8 horse and carriage

9 days a Queen

10 kids with Edward

11 sparkling tiaras

12 years at war

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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