The Procession for the Christening of Edward, Prince of Wales

The Procession for the Christening of Edward, Prince of Wales

The crying of a newborn babe echoed through the bedchamber where Queen Jane had finally given birth to the new Prince of Wales, Edward Tudor. King Henry VIII and his daughters Mary and Elizabeth's lives would change forever because of that crying baby boy - and it would shorten the Queen's. The Monday following the [...]

The Life of Lady Jane Grey (Part Three)

The Life of Lady Jane Grey (Part Three)

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); We ended Part Two of the series with the death of Edward VI on the 6th of July 1553. In this, the final article in the series, we will observe the short reign (13 days, not 9) of Queen Jane and discuss her execution. If you'd prefer to listen to [...]

Jane Seymour’s Rise to the Throne

Jane Seymour’s Rise to the Throne

  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. [...]