Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn

Full name: Edward Augustus Born: 2 November 1767, Buckingham House, London Son of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz Married: Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, m. 1818 Died: 23 January 1820, Sidmouth, Enlgand Burial: 12 February 1820, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle Edward is not generally remembered in royal history. As the fifth child, and fourth... Continue Reading →

Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine

Full name: Marie Viktoria Feodore Leopoldine Born: 24 May 1874, New Palace, Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire Daughter of Princess Alice of the United Kingdom and Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine Died: 16 November 1878, New Palace, Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire Buried: Neues Mausoleum Rosenhöhe Park,... Continue Reading →

Arthur, Prince of Wales

Full Name: Arthur Tudor Born: 19/20 September 1486, Winchester Cathedral Priory Son of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York Married: Katherine of Aragon, 14th November 1501, St Paul's Cathedral Died: 2nd April 1502, Ludlow Castle Burial: Worcester Cathedral, 25th April 1502 After the tumultuous Wars of the Roses had culminated with Henry Tudor victorious on... Continue Reading →

James I of England (VI of Scotland)

    Full Name: James Charles Stuart Born: 19th June 1566, Edinburgh Castle Son of Mary Queen of Scots and Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley Married: Anne of Denmark, 1589 Reigned: 24th July 1567 (Scotland) 24th March 1603 (England & Ireland) Died: 27th March 1625, Theobalds House, England Buried: 7th May 1625, Westminster Abbey Young King... Continue Reading →

The Princes in the Tower

One of the most intriguing mysteries in royal history is what happened to the Princes in the Tower. The two boys were Edward and Richard, the only sons of King Edward IV and his wife Elizabeth Woodville. Edward, the elder of the two was the direct heir to throne, however his ease to gaining the... Continue Reading →

Mary, Queen of Scots

Name: Mary Stuart, Mary Queen of Scots Born: 8th December 1542, Linlithgow Palace, West Lothian, Scotland Daughter of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise Married: (1) Francis II of France, (2) Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, (3) James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell Reigned: 14th December 1542 - 24th July 1567 Son: James VI... Continue Reading →

The Last Duke of Clarence

Name: George Plantagenet Born: 21 October 1449, Dublin Castle, Ireland Son of Richard Plantagenet and Cecily Neville Brother of Edward IV and Richard III Married: Isabel Neville, 11th July 1469, Calais Died: 18th February 1478, Tower of London Buried: 25th February 1478, Tewkesbury Abbey To start, let us clarify why this is referring to George... Continue Reading →

Henrietta Maria

Born: 25th November 1609, Louvre Palace, Paris Daughter of Henry IV of France and Marie de' Medici Married: Charles I of England, 1625 Queen Consort of England, 1625 - 1649 Died: 10th September 1669, Château de Colombes, France Buried: Basilica of Saint Denis, 13th September 1669 Henrietta Maria was born the daughter of a King,... Continue Reading →

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