9 January 1514 – Death of Anne of Brittany

| January 9, 2017

9 January 1514 – Death of Anne of Brittany

On this day in history, 9th January 1514, Anne of Brittany, queen consort of King Louis XII of France, died at the Chateau of Blois. Anne was buried in the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis. Anne had been married three times. In 1490, she was married by proxy to Maximilian I of Austria, but was […]

A Visit to the Basilica of Saint Denis – Guest Post by Yann Kergourlay

| January 27, 2014

A Visit to the Basilica of Saint Denis – Guest Post by Yann Kergourlay

Thank you so much to Yann Kergourlay for writing this post on the Basilica of Saint Denis in Paris and for sharing these beautiful photographs. If you’re confused as to what this has to do with the Tudors, Mary Tudor, Queen of France, was crowned at St Denis, Anne Boleyn served Mary Tudor and Queen […]

Anne of Brittany

| January 9, 2014

Anne of Brittany

Thank you so much to Yann Kergourlay for writing this guest post on Anne of Brittany. Over to Yann… 500 years ago, on January 9th, 1514, around 6 o’clock, Anne of Brittany died, aged 37 years old at the Castle of Blois, France. During her short and eventful life, she had accumulated honors and titles […]