25 June 1533 – Death of Mary Tudor, Queen of France

| June 25, 2011

25 June 1533 – Death of Mary Tudor, Queen of France

On this day in history, 25th June 1533, the 37 year old Mary Tudor, sister of Henry VIII and wife of his friend Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, died at her home Westhorpe Hall in Suffolk. Mary was buried first at the local abbey in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, but when the abbey was dissolved […]

The Birth of Mary Tudor, Queen of France – 18 March 1496

| March 18, 2011

The Birth of Mary Tudor, Queen of France – 18 March 1496

On this day in history, Henry VIII’s beloved sister, Princess Mary Tudor, was born at Richmond Palace. Happy 515th Birthday Mary! You can find out all about Mary in the following articles:- Princess Mary Tudor Mary Tudor Marries Louis XII of France Death of Mary Tudor Queen of France In “The Tudors” series the character […]

Mary Tudor Marries Louis XII of France

| October 9, 2010

Mary Tudor Marries Louis XII of France

On this day in history, 9th October 1514, the 18 year old Mary Tudor, sister of Henry VIII, married the 52 year old King Louis XII of France at Abbeville. In a letter to Antonio Triulzi, Bishop of Asti, dated the 10th October 1514, the Venetian ambassador described Mary Tudor’s arrival in Abbeville and the […]

Death of Mary Tudor, Queen of France

| June 25, 2010

Death of Mary Tudor, Queen of France

On this day in history, 25th June 1533, Henry VIII’s sister, Mary Tudor, died at her home, Westhorpe Hall, Suffolk at the age of just 37. She was laid to rest at the local abbey in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, but her body was later moved to St Mary’s Church, Bury St Edmunds, when the […]

Princess Mary Tudor

| March 18, 2010

Princess Mary Tudor

On this day in history, the 18th March 1496, Princess Mary Tudor was born – Happy 514th Birthday Mary! Wow, it’s confusing having two Mary Tudors – Mary Tudor Queen of England (Mary I) and Mary Tudor Queen of France (daughter of Henry VII and sister of Henry VIII) but it gets even more confusing […]

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