Lord Mountbatten

  Full Name: Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas, birth name, Prince Louis of Battenburg Born: 25th June 1900, Frogmore House, Windsor Son of Prince Louis of Battenburg and Princess Victoria of Hesse and By Rhine Married: Edwina Ashley, 18th July 1922 Died: 27th August 1979, Mullaghmore, County Sligo, Ireland Burried: Romsey Abbey, Hampshire Lord Mountbatten,... Continue Reading →

Tudor Series: Catherine Howard

Born: c. 1523, Lambeth Daughter of Edmund Howard and Joyce Culpepper Married: Henry VIII, 1540 - 1542 (Her death) Died: 13th February 1542, Tower Hill The first cousin of the ill-fated second wife of Henry VIII, Catherine faced the same demise at the chopping block on Tower Hill. Her life was short lived, estimated to... Continue Reading →

Tudor Series: Jane Seymour

  Born: 1508, possibly Wolf Hall Daughter of Sir John Seymour and Margery Wentworth Married: Henry VIII 30th May 1536 - October 1537 (Her death) Died: 24th October 1537, Hampton Court Palace Jane Seymour has often been perceived as the favourite Queen of Henry VIII. After all she provided the King with his much desired... Continue Reading →

Tudor Series: Anne Boleyn

Born: July 1501, Blickling Hall Norfolk. Daughter of Thomas Boleyn and Elizabeth Howard Married: Henry VIII, 1533 until her death in 1536 Died: 19th May 1536 Tower Hill Contemporary accounts of Anne Boleyn’s childhood have not be retained and historians have debated over many aspects of her early life including her birthday, location of birth... Continue Reading →

On This Day…2

The state funeral of Queen Victoria took place 117 years ago today on 2nd of February 1901 in Windsor. it had been 64 years since the last burial of a monarch and this was particularly momentous as Victoria had been the longest- reigning monarch in British history. The Queen died on 22nd January at Osborne House on... Continue Reading →

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