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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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Ladies-in-Waiting: Women Who Served at the Tudor Court – Book Review

Ladies-in-Waiting: Women Who Served at the Tudor Court is a book written by Victoria Sylvia Evans. This was an odd buy for me, as I had decided that I wouldn’t buy anything until after my birthday (21st August), but something … Continue reading

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12th July 1543 – Henry VIII Marries Catherine Parr

On the 12th July 1543, Henry married Catherine Parr in the Queen’s Privy Closet at Hampton Court. She was the only one of Henry’s wives who was not in the least infatuated with the idea of being Queen. It was … Continue reading

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The Six Wives of Henry VIII Series (1970) Review – Catherine Parr Episode

This episode starts off with Henry looking old and unwell and with his fool, Will Somers. He already is thinking of a new wife as he speaks to Somers, saying that his next wife won’t ‘drive you from my side’. … Continue reading

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