Katherine Parr 1512 – 1548

Katherine Parr was born in 1512 and died 5th September 1548. She was the daughter of Thomas Parr and Maud Green. She married Edward Burgh when she was 17 years old. After he died in 1533 she inherited his properties and became a wealthy woman.  A year later she married John Neville, baron Latimer, who … Read more Katherine Parr 1512 – 1548

Kathryn Howard 1521 – 1542

Kathryn Howard was born around 1521 and died 13th February 1542. She was the daughter of Edmund Howard and Jocaster Culpeper and cousin of Anne Boleyn. After Kathryn’s mother died when she was 7 years old and she was brought up in the household of the dowager Duchess of Norfolk. While living in the Duchess’s … Read more Kathryn Howard 1521 – 1542

Jane Seymour 1507 – 1537

Jane Seymour was born around the year 1507 and died 24th October 1537. She was the daughter of John Seymour and Margery Wentworth. Jane was appointed a member of Anne Boleyn’s household in 1533.  Around November 1535 King Henry VIII began courting Jane Seymour. Her parents and brothers encouraged her to keep the King interested … Read more Jane Seymour 1507 – 1537

Catherine of Aragon 1485 – 1536

Catherine of Aragon was born 16th December 1485 and died 7th January 1536. She was the daughter  of Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Spain. Catherine was betrothed to Prince Arthur, the eldest son of King Henry VII of England in 1497. The couple married in November 1501 but the marriage was short-lived. Arthur died … Read more Catherine of Aragon 1485 – 1536

Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scotland 1489 – 1541

Margaret was born 28th November 1489 and died 18th October 1541. She was the daughter of King Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. In 1503 she married King James IV of Scotland. After her husband was killed at the Battle of Flodden Field, she acted as regent for her son, King James V until she … Read more Margaret Tudor, Queen of Scotland 1489 – 1541

Elizabeth of York 1466 – 1503

Elizabeth of York was born 11th February 1466 and died 11th February 1503. She was the eldest daughter of King Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville. After her father’s death her brother became King Edward V. However, her uncle King Richard III took the throne and her brothers Edward and Richard disappeared. They are known as … Read more Elizabeth of York 1466 – 1503

Ermengarde de Beaumont 1170 – 1233

Ermengarde was born in 1170 and died 12th February 1233. She was the daughter of Richard I Biscount of Beaumont and Lucie de l’Aigle. She married King William I of Scotland and they had four children. Her son Alexander became king after the death of William I.  Family tree for Ermengarde showing: parents partner children … Read more Ermengarde de Beaumont 1170 – 1233

Matilda of Boulogne 1105 – 1152

Matilda of Boulogne was the daughter of Eustace of Boulogne and Mary, daughter of Malcolm III of Scotland. She married Stephen of Blois. She became Queen of England after Stephen became King.   Family tree for Matilda, wife of King Stephen of England showing: parents partner children Eustace of Boulogne 1058 – 1125Mary of Boulogne 1082 … Read more Matilda of Boulogne 1105 – 1152