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Page 1 of Anne Boleyn's Letter to King Henry VIII from the Tower of London, 6 May 1536.

Page 1 of Anne Boleyn's Letter to King Henry VIII from the Tower of London, 6 May 1536

Framlingham Castle in Suffolk once belonged to Mary Tudor, the eldest daughter of King Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. In 1552, the castle became hers after the death of Thomas Howard, the third Duke of Norfolk. She had already been granted most of the Howard estates in East Anglia in Henry VIII's will of 1547.

Framlingham Castle in Suffolk once belonged to Mary Tudor, the eldest daughter…

15 Royally Amazing Facts About Queen Elizabeth I | Mental Floss

15 Royally Amazing Facts About Queen Elizabeth I

A sketch of Anne Boleyn. Holbein's portraits of her may have been destroyed by Henry VIII

A sketch of Anne Boleyn. Holbein's portraits of her may have been destroyed by Henry VIII. Anne Bullen (Boleyn) Mistress and wife of Henry VIIII. They had two stillborn children and a daughter Elizabeth I

Grave of Kathryn Howard, fifth wife of Henry VIII, in St Peter ad Vincula Church, Tower of London

Grave of Catherine Howard, fifth wife of Henry VIII, in the Chapel of St. Peter ad Vincula, Tower of London.

children of Queen Catherine of Aragon and King Henry VIII

children of Queen Catherine of Aragon and King Henry VIII. One begins to understand the pain that caused Henry to turn the world upside down in his quest to sire a legitimate heir.

1st January 1511: In the early hours of the morning Catherine of Aragon gave birth to a son, Henry Duke of Cornwall, son of Henry VIII. Tragically the little boy was to die only fifty two days later on February 22nd. How different Tudor history and England may have been if the little boy had lived.

January On this day in history Queen Katherine of Aragon gave birth to a stillborn baby girl approximately six months.

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