June 13 – A pregnant Catherine Parr travels to Sudeley Castle

| June 13, 2022

June 13 – A pregnant Catherine Parr travels to Sudeley Castle

On this day in Tudor history, 13th June 1548, Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley, brother of the late Queen Jane Seymour and uncle of King Edward VI, accompanied his wife, Catherine Parr, the dowager queen, on a journey to the Cotswolds. They set off from the dowager queen’s manor of Hanworth in London […]

5 September 1548 – Catherine Parr dies at Sudeley Castle

| September 5, 2016

5 September 1548 – Catherine Parr dies at Sudeley Castle

On this day in history, Wednesday 5th September 1548,”between two and three of the clock in the morning”, Catherine Parr, Queen Dowager, wife of Thomas Seymour, Baron Sudeley, and widow of Henry VIII, died at Sudeley Castle. She was only around thirty-six years of age and died of postpartum complications, probably puerperal fever, having given […]

Sudeley Castle

| September 13, 2011

Sudeley Castle

Sudeley Castle, situated in the Cotswolds, near Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, is a must-see for Tudor history enthusiasts with its beautiful gardens, its history, which spans over a thousand years; its 16th century west wing and its church, which is the resting place of Catherine Parr, sixth wife of King Henry VIII. Sudeley Castle was Crown property […]

Halloween Fun at Sudeley Castle

| October 20, 2010

Halloween Fun at Sudeley Castle

I’ve just had an email from Sudeley Castle about the events they have planned for Halloween, here is what they say:- “Halloween is creeping up fast and Sudeley Castle is going to be full of spooky festivities on Sunday 31st October. There will be a host of events to keep children of all ages entertained, […]

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