24 February – Katherine Howard, Elizabeth I’s good friend and The Birth of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

| February 24, 2022

24 February – Katherine Howard, Elizabeth I’s good friend and The Birth of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

On this day in Tudor history, 24th February 1603, Katherine Howard (née Carey), Countess of Nottingham, died at Arundel House. Katherine was a close friend of Queen Elizabeth I and it is thought that grief over her friend’s death had a major impact on the queen’s own health, for she died just a month later. […]

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

| February 24, 2011

Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

On this day in history, 24th February 1500, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor was born. Happy birthday, Charles! Here are some facts about Charles:- Charles V was born on the 24th February 1500 in Ghent in the Low Countries His parents were Joanna of Castile (Juana La Loca) and Philip I of Castile Charles V’s […]