Category: Royal Houses

Timeline of a King: Edward VI

1537 October 12 – Prince Edward was born at Greenwich Palace. His mother was Jane Seymour. He was the only son of Henry VIII to survive infancy. October 15 – The baptism of Prince Edward was performed at Hampton Court. Both Mary and Elizabeth participated in the ceremony. Edward was declared Duke of Cornwall and Earl of Chester.…

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Queen Mary’s False Pregnancies

On the 19th of July 1553, Mary Tudor was declared Queen of England. From that moment (and obviously prior to it) she understood the importance of having an heir. For if she did not produce an heir her sister Elizabeth would keep England Protestant. It was very important for Mary to return England to Rome…

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