inspired by: https://www.alternatehistory.com/forum/threads/the-children-of-camelot.506739/

"In the last week of April 1555, Elizabeth was released from house arrest and called to court as a witness of the birth, which was expected imminently. Many physicians tended to the queen, and the king Philip was there holding her hand in a rare gesture of solidarity with his wife. Nobody expected what happened. A large baby boy with tufts of red hair across his head came out wailing. The next, a beautiful doe-eyed girl, came out kicking and screaming. Then a final child, a smaller boy than his siblings, but crying at the top of his lungs. They were christened Philip, Charles and Katherine, with the Lady Elizabeth as their aunt and godmother."

If Mary still dies in 1558, what happens? Who are the children likely to marry? Will the English people accept a half-Spanish King Philip I?
 
inspired by: https://www.alternatehistory.com/forum/threads/the-children-of-camelot.506739/

"In the last week of April 1555, Elizabeth was released from house arrest and called to court as a witness of the birth, which was expected imminently. Many physicians tended to the queen, and the king Philip was there holding her hand in a rare gesture of solidarity with his wife. Nobody expected what happened. A large baby boy with tufts of red hair across his head came out wailing. The next, a beautiful doe-eyed girl, came out kicking and screaming. Then a final child, a smaller boy than his siblings, but crying at the top of his lungs. They were christened Philip, Charles and Katherine, with the Lady Elizabeth as their aunt and godmother."

If Mary still dies in 1558, what happens? Who are the children likely to marry? Will the English people accept a half-Spanish King Philip I?
The second boy would NOT be called Charles as Philip had already a son with that name. Henry or John are far likelier choices for him and little Philip would become King Philip II of England after his mother’s death as Philip I of England was already his father as King jure-uxoris
 
The second boy would NOT be called Charles as Philip had already a son with that name. Henry or John are far likelier choices for him and little Philip would become King Philip II of England after his mother’s death as Philip I of England was already his father as King jure-uxoris
Ah I'd forgotten Don Carlos was still alive...
John? The first king with that name had a pretty shit reputation, and Mary's relationship with her father was a mess, why would she name her son after him? Although Henry is a likelier choice than John. Was Philip II of Spain acknowledged as I of England when he was married to Mary? I haven't read about it anywhere but it's possible. Then the boy would be Philip II I suppose.
 
Ah I'd forgotten Don Carlos was still alive...
John? The first king with that name had a pretty shit reputation, and Mary's relationship with her father was a mess, why would she name her son after him? Although Henry is a likelier choice than John. Was Philip II of Spain acknowledged as I of England when he was married to Mary? I haven't read about it anywhere but it's possible. Then the boy would be Philip II I suppose.
John would be for a lot of shared ancestors between Mary and Philip, plus a name used in Castile, Aragon, Burgundy and England so a pretty likely choice for Mary’s second son (who is not expect to inherit the English crown.

@Carolus: Kings or rulers jure-uxoris are always counted in the numeration so Mary’s husband was Philip I of England
 
John would be for a lot of shared ancestors between Mary and Philip, plus a name used in Castile, Aragon, Burgundy and England so a pretty likely choice for Mary’s second son (who is not expect to inherit the English crown.

@Carolus: Kings or rulers jure-uxoris are always counted in the numeration so Mary’s husband was Philip I of England
Ah thank you for answering :)
 
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