9 October 1514 – The Wedding of Louis XII of France and Mary Tudor

| October 9, 2012

9 October 1514 – The Wedding of Louis XII of France and Mary Tudor

On 9th October 1514, the eighteen year-old Mary Tudor, sister of Henry VIII, married the fifty-two year-old King Louis XII of France at Abbeville. You can read the details of the wedding and Mary’s appearance in my post Mary Tudor Marries Louis XII of France but I wanted to share with you Tim’s photo of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Happy Birthday Mary I

| February 18, 2010

Happy Birthday Mary I

On this day in history, 18th February 1516, Mary Tudor (Mary I) was born – happy 494th birthday Mary! To commemorate the birthday of this Tudor monarch, I’ve written a bio or factfile over at The Elizabeth Files – see Mary I Facts – but I thought it would be fun to list some Mary […]