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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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