5 September 1548 – Death of Catherine Parr, Henry VIII’s Sixth Wife

| September 5, 2013

5 September 1548 – Death of Catherine Parr, Henry VIII’s Sixth Wife

In the early hours of 5th September 1548, Catherine Parr, Queen Dowager, and the wife of Thomas Seymour, Baron Seymour of Sudeley, died of puerperal fever at Sudeley Castle. She had given birth to her first child, a daughter named Mary, on 30th August. Catherine was buried at the castle’s chapel. You can read more […]

28th April 1536 – A Tudor Storm Brewing

| April 28, 2011

28th April 1536 – A Tudor Storm Brewing

Yes, and we are not talking about the weather, although that certainly looks as little iffy at the moment! No, we are talking about events and suspicious behaviour at the court of our Bluff King Hal, his Majesty King Henry VIII. As you know, we are a newspaper committed to keeping readers abreast of what […]