26 November 1533 – Henry Fitzroy and Mary Howard get married

| November 26, 2017

26 November 1533 – Henry Fitzroy and Mary Howard get married

On this day in history, 26th November 1533, Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset and the illegitimate son of King Henry VIII, married Mary Howard, daughter of Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, at Hampton Court Palace. They were both fourteen years of age. The wedding appears to have been rather low-key, so much […]

26 November 1533 – The wedding of Henry Fitzroy and Mary Howard

| November 26, 2015

26 November 1533 – The wedding of Henry Fitzroy and Mary Howard

On 26th November 1533, Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset and the illegitimate son of King Henry VIII, married Mary Howard, daughter of Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, at Hampton Court Palace. They were both fourteen years of age. The wedding appears to have been rather low-key, so much so that it is […]

26 November 1533 – Henry VIII’s Illegitimate Son Gets Married

| November 26, 2014

26 November 1533 – Henry VIII’s Illegitimate Son Gets Married

On 26th November 1533 at Hampton Court Palace, fourteen year-old Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset, and the acknowedged illegitimate son of Henry VIII by his mistress Elizabeth Blount, married Lady Mary Howard, daughter of Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, and his second wife, Elizabeth Stafford. Mary was also fourteen years of age. […]

Researching “Brazen” by Katherine Longshore and Book Giveaway

| June 2, 2014

Researching “Brazen” by Katherine Longshore and Book Giveaway

Today, I am honoured for The Anne Boleyn Files to be a stop on author Katherine Longshore’s blog tour. Katherine shares with us how she goes about researching her books, and specifically her latest novel Brazen. Over to Katherine… When people ask how much time I spend researching my novels, I usually tell them five […]

26 November 1533 – The Marriage of Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset, and Lady Mary Howard

| November 26, 2013

26 November 1533 – The Marriage of Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richmond and Somerset, and Lady Mary Howard

On the 26th November 1533, Henry Fitzroy, the Duke of Richmond and Somerset, married Lady Mary Howard at Hampton Court Palace. Richmond was the illegitimate son of Henry VIII, by his mistress Elizabeth Blount, and Mary was the daughter of Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, and his second wife, Elizabeth Stafford. The bride and […]

Henry Fitzroy Marries Mary Howard

| November 25, 2010

Henry Fitzroy Marries Mary Howard

On this day in history, 25th November 1533 (some say 26th), Henry Fitzroy, the Duke of Richmond and illegitimate son of Henry VIII, married Lady Mary Howard, daughter of Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, and the cousin of Anne Boleyn. Richmond and Mary were both 14 years of age. You can read more about […]