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5th September 1548 – Catherine Parr Dies

On the morning of the 5th September 1548, Catherine Parr died at Sudeley Castle. It had been over a year since Henry VIII had died and left her Queen Dowager, and she had been married to Thomas Seymour for six … Continue reading

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12th August 1596 – Henry Carey’s Burial

Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon and son of Mary Boleyn, was buried on the 12th August 1596 at Westminster Abbey. He was rumoured to be the son of Henry VIII. On his deathbed, his cousin, Elizabeth I, offered to create … 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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16th July 1557 – Anne of Cleves Dies

On the 16th July 1557, Anne of Cleves died at Chelsea Old Manor. She was the last of Henry VIII’s wives to die, outliving the King by ten years and even living to see Mary I’s coronation. When Anne’s health … Continue reading

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