What is the connection between the Thrale family and Queen Elizabeth I?

  • Posted on: 24 September 2009
  • By: David Thrale

The Thrale's Broad Arrow Iron
Princess Elizabeth thanked the Thrale family for hiding and securing her escape at Nomansland from Queen Mary between 1556 and 1558. When Elizabeth became Queen she repaid the Thrale family by giving them the family arms and a broad arrow.