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3rd July 1533 – Katherine of Aragon Ordered to Stop Calling Herself Queen

On the 3rd July 1533, Katherine of Aragon was told to stop calling herself ‘Queen’. She was to be called ‘Princess Dowager’ from then on, as she was Prince Arthur’s widow. Lord Mountjoy was the one to tell her and … Continue reading

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4th June 1536 – Jane Seymour is Proclaimed Queen

On the 4th June 1536, Jane Seymour was proclaimed Queen at Greenwich. Charles Wriothesley records: ‘Also the 4th dais of June, being Whitsoundaie, the said Jane Seymour was proclaimed Queene at Greenewych, and went in procession, after the King, with … Continue reading

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