Interrogatories to be ministered to the Duchess of Norfolk concerning her and the Queen

| December 4, 2013

Interrogatories to be ministered to the Duchess of Norfolk concerning her and the Queen

On 4th December 1541, Thomas Wriothesley and William Fitzwilliam, Earl of Southampton, wrote to Sir Ralph Sadler, Henry VIII’s principal secretary, regarding a visit they had made to Agnes Tilney, Dowager Duchess of Norfolk and step-grandmother of Queen Catherine Howard. They reported that “she was not so sick as she made out, but able enough […]

470 Years Ago – Terror for the Howards at Christmas

| December 21, 2011

470 Years Ago – Terror for the Howards at Christmas

Following on from her wonderful article Katherine Howard, the Duchess and Norfolk House two weeks ago, Marilyn Roberts has written a second article giving an update on the Howard family in December 1541… 470 Years Ago – Terror for the Howards at Christmas by Marilyn Roberts A great deal has happened to the Howards and […]

Katherine Howard, the Duchess and Norfolk House by Marilyn Roberts

| December 6, 2011

Katherine Howard, the Duchess and Norfolk House by Marilyn Roberts

Marilyn Roberts, who has been working on a book on Norfolk House, has been kind enough to share the following article with us to tie in with the anniversary of the interrogations of the Howard family in December 1541. Katherine Howard, the Duchess and Norfolk House by Marilyn Roberts It is 470 years ago this […]