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The Boleyns and the Seymours by Clare Cherry

| May 24, 2012

The Boleyns and the Seymours by Clare Cherry

Today we have a guest post from Clare Cherry looking at the two families affected by the events of April and May 1536 and how they are viewed by people today. Thanks, Clare! The Boleyns and the Seymours The Boleyns came from humble beginnings. They were social climbers and upstarts who used their daughters to […]

War, Execution and Rebellion

| January 22, 2012

War, Execution and Rebellion

Just a few “On this day in history” events to let you know about:- 1528 – Henry VIII and Francis I declared war on Charles V 22 January 1552 – Execution of Edward Seymour – Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset, had been Edward VI’s Lord Protector 1554 – Thomas Wyatt the Younger met with fellow […]

13 October – On this Day in History…

| October 13, 2011

13 October – On this Day in History…

On this day in history, 13th October… 1499 – Birth of Queen Claude of France, wife of Francis I and eldest daughter of Louis XII of France and Anne of Brittany. Anne Boleyn served her in France. You can read more about Claude in the following articles:- The Early Life of Anne Boleyn Part Three […]

10 October – On this Day in History…

| October 10, 2011

10 October – On this Day in History…

1549 – Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset and Lord Protector, was ordered to leave Windsor Castle and give himself up. He had moved there with the young Edward VI on the 6th October, from Hampton Court Palace, after learning that his protectorship was in danger. 1562 – Elizabeth I became unwell at Hampton Court Palace. […]

Edward VI

| November 7, 2009

Edward VI

Edward VI was Henry VIII’s third child, following on from Mary, who was born in 1516 to Catherine of Aragon, and Elizabeth who was born in 1533 to Anne Boleyn. He was Henry VIII’s only legitimate surviving son – Henry and Catherine’s son, Henry, had only lived a few days, Anne Boleyn had miscarried a […]

Happy Birthday Edward VI!

| October 12, 2009

Happy Birthday Edward VI!

On this day in history, 12th October 1537, Henry VIII’s third wife, Jane Seymour, gave birth to the future Edward VI of England. Happy 472nd Birthday, Edward! So, to celebrate Edward’s birthday, here is a brief bio of this monarch. Edward VI Edward VI was Henry VIII’s third child, following on from Mary, who was […]