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10th September 1533 – Princess Elizabeth is Christened

On the 10th September 1533, Princess Elizabeth (future Elizabeth I) was christened. She was three days old and christened at the Church of Observant Friars in Greenwich. The christening was recorded in Letters and Papers: ‘The christening of lady Elizabeth, … Continue reading

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7th September 1533 – Anne Boleyn Gives Birth to Princess Elizabeth (Future Elizabeth I)

On the 7th September 1533, Anne Boleyn gave birth to Princess Elizabeth. She was not the expected boy, however, she would grow up to be Queen Elizabeth I. Elizabeth was born at three o’clock in the afternoon. She was named … Continue reading

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26th August 1533 – Anne Boleyn Goes Into Confinement

On the 26th August 1533, Anne Boleyn took to her chamber (also known as going into confinement). She had known she was pregnant since February and ‘took to her chamber’ fewer than two weeks before Elizabeth was born. Most women … 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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6th August 1504 – Matthew Parker Is Born

On the 6th August 1504, Matthew Parker, chaplain to Anne Boleyn, was born. He was the eldest son of William Parker and was born in Norwich, in St Saviour’s parish. Parker was sent in 1522 to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. … Continue reading

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