From Anne Boleyn, to Jane Seymour and Katherine Howard -- all are said to haunt Hampton Court Palace. Anne Boleyn spent many happy days with Henry VIII here, Jane Seymour gave birth to the long desired prince and died here, and Katherine Howard was said to plead for her life in the gallery outside of where Henry was said to have been praying. "With 500 years of dramatic, often violent history, Hampton Court Palace is commonly regarded as one of Britains most haunte [More]
I know I am not the only one who stares at portraits and compares them to find similar facial features. Someone suggested a side by side of their portraits to see which parent each child looks most like. I did my best to find images that looked similar. Please weigh in - in the comment section below! Hope you enjoy!
Birth: October 1507/08 (determined by the # of ladies in her funeral procession) Parents: Sir John Seymour & Margery/Margaret Wentworth Siblings: Edward, Elizabeth, Thomas & Henry (may be more) Spouse: King Henry VIII Children: King Edward VI Jane Seymour was a descendant of King Edward III's son Lionel of Antwerp, 1st Duke of Clarence. Because of this, she and Henry VIII were fifth cousins. Jane was likely educated by her mother. She was [More]
The Tudor Dynasty began when Henry VII took the throne of England, married Elizabeth of York and had children. You could argue that the Tudor dynasty began with Margaret Beaufort and Edmund Tudor or maybe even Catherine of Valois and Owen Tudor. For now, let's assume it began with Henry and Elizabeth. To make things a little easier to understand I tried to color code: Green: Children of Henry VII & Elizabeth of York (E.o.Y) Purple: Descendants of Margaret Tudor Blue: [More]