Catherine of Braganza

Born: 25th November 1638, Palace of Vila Viçosa, Portugal Daughter of King John IV of Portugal and Luisa de Guzmán Married: King Charles II, 21st May 1662, Portsmouth Died: 31st December 1705 Bemposta Palace, Lisbon Buried: Pantheon of the House of Braganza For all the Queen Consorts called Catherine, Catherine of Braganza is possibly the... Continue Reading →

Lady Jane Grey

Born: C. 1537 in either Leicester or London Daughter of Frances Brandon and Henry Grey Married: Lord Guildford Dudley, 1553 Durham House Died: 12th February 1554, Tower of London Buried: St Peter's Chapel, Tower Green. Lady Jane Grey has gone down in history as the shortest reigning monarch. No, not in height but in 'days... Continue Reading →

Elizabeth of York

  Born: 11th February 1466, Westminster Palace Daughter of Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville Married: Henry VII Died: 11th February 1503, Tower of London Buried: 24th February 1503, Westminster Abbey   If much is known about Elizabeth of York it most probably that she was the mother of Henry VIII and therefore the... Continue Reading →

Prince Philip

    Full name: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, (born, Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark) Born: 10th June 1921, Mon Repos, Corfu, Kingdom of Greece Son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenburg Married: Queen Elizabeth II, 1947 in Westminster Abbey Being a consort to the monarch has always... Continue Reading →

Mary I

    Born: 18th February 1516, Palace of Placentia, Greenwich Daughter of Henry VIII and Katherine of Aragon Married: Philip of Spain, 1554 Reigned: July 1553 - November 1558 Died:17th November 1558, St James's Palace Buried: 14th December 1558, Westminster Abbey Mary I, Mary Tudor or 'Bloody Mary'; this Queen is world renowned. Much of... Continue Reading →

Queen Elizabeth II

Full Name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Born: 21st April 1926, Mayfair London Daughter of Prince Albert, Duke of York and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon Married: Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh Reigned: 1952 - present   Princess Elizabeth was born in London in 1926. Upon her birth she was 3rd in line to the throne, however never expected to... Continue Reading →

Margaret Beaufort

Born: 31st May 1443 Died: 29th June 1509 Margaret was the daughter and heir of John Beaufort 1st Duke of Somerset and great-granddaughter of John of Gaunt a son of Edward III. As a child of nobility she was like many girls of her time, used politically and for advantageous marriages. During her life, Margaret would... Continue Reading →

Prince Louis of Cambridge

    Full Name: Louis Arthur Charles Born: 23rd April 2018 Son of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge Residence: Kensington Palace, London and Anmer Hall, Norfolk There is not a lot to say about this little Prince as he is only 9 months old! But he has made a few... Continue Reading →

Princess Charlotte of Cambridge

Full Name: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana Born: 2nd May 2015 Daughter of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge Residence: Kensington Palace, London and Anmer Hall, Norfolk Princess Charlotte was born on the morning of 2nd May 2015 at St Mary’s hospital in Paddington. She weighed 8lbs 3oz, slightly lighter than her elder... Continue Reading →

Queen Victoria’s Children: Princess Beatrice

Full Name: Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore Born: 14th April 1857 Married: Prince Henry of Battenberg Died: 26th October 1944 Burial: St. Mildred's Church, Whippingham Princess Beatrice was the fifth daughter and ninth and final child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. As the youngest child, she was affectionately known as ‘Baby’ in the family and... Continue Reading →

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