15 October 1537 – Edward VI Christened at Hampton Court Palace

| October 15, 2014

15 October 1537 – Edward VI Christened at Hampton Court Palace

Today was the day in 1537 when three day-old Prince Edward, the future Edward VI, was christened in the Chapel Royal of Hampton Court Palace. Edward’s eldest half-sister Mary stood as his godmother and his godfathers were Thomas Howard, Duke of Norfolk, Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, and Archbishop Thomas Cranmer. You can read a […]

15 October 1537 – Christening of the future Edward VI

| October 15, 2013

15 October 1537 – Christening of the future Edward VI

On 15th October 1537, three days after his birth, the future Edward VI, son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, was christened in the Chapel Royal of Hampton Court Palace. A document in the Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, Henry VIII gives us the details of the christening: By the provision of God, Our […]