5 September 1548 – Death of Catherine Parr, Queen Dowager and Wife of Thomas Seymour

| September 5, 2012

5 September 1548 – Death of Catherine Parr, Queen Dowager and Wife of Thomas Seymour

On Wednesday 5th September 1548, between two and three o’clock in the morning, Catherine Parr, the dowager queen and wife of Thomas Seymour, Baron Sudeley, died of puerperal fever (childbed fever). Her body was wrapped in cere cloth and waxed cloth, then encased in a lead envelope, for the burial which took place the same […]

What Happened to Lady Mary Seymour? – Guest Post and Giveaway

| July 23, 2012

What Happened to Lady Mary Seymour? – Guest Post and Giveaway

Today we have a guest post from Sandra Byrd, author of “The Secret Keeper: A Novel of Kateryn Parr”, and a giveaway! To celebrate the success of her novel, Sandra is giving away a pair of Anne Boleyn Ivory Pearl Drop Earrings to one lucky person who leaves a comment on this article before midnight* […]