16 February 1547 – The Burial of Henry VIII

| February 16, 2014

16 February 1547 – The Burial of Henry VIII

On the 16th February 1547, following his death on 28th January 1547, Henry VIII’s body was interred in a vault in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, alongside that of his third wife, Jane Seymour. Here is an eye witness account of the proceedings: “16 strong Yeomen of the Guard took the coffin and with four […]

The Funeral of Henry VIII

| February 16, 2012

The Funeral of Henry VIII

On the 16th February 1547, Henry VIII’s body was interred in a vault in St George’s Chapel Windsor, alongside that of his third wife, Jane Seymour. Here is an eye witness account of the proceedings:- “16 strong Yeomen of the Guard took the coffin and with four strong linen towels, which they had for their […]