Category Archives: Edward VI

15th October 1537 – Edward VI’s Christening

On the 15th October 1537, Prince Edward (future Edward VI) was christened in the Chapel Royal of Hampton Court Palace. He was the son of King Henry VIII and Queen Jane Seymour. The christening is recorded in Letters and Papers: … Continue reading

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12th October 1537 – Edward VI is Born

On the 12th October 1537, Prince Edward (the future Edward VI) was born. It had been a long and tiring labour for his mother, Queen Jane Seymour, but he was born healthy. He was born in Hampton Court Palace, Middlesex. … Continue reading

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8th August 1553 – Edward VI’s Burial

On the 8th August 1553, King Edward VI was buried. His reformed rites were performed by Thomas Cranmer and he was buried beneath the original altar of Henry VII’s Lady Chapel at Westminster Abbey. The procession was led by ‘a … Continue reading

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