Tag Archives: England

Katherine Parr, Queen of England

After the disastrous marriage to Catherine Howard, Henry probably just wanted a wife who could nurse him through his various ailments and not cause him any trouble. Henry did not actively seek a wife at this time but he was … Continue reading

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Anne Boleyn, Queen of England

We heard about Anne Boleyn in our blog about Catherine of Aragon. Anne has the distinction of being the first Queen Consort to be beheaded and because of her, the course of ecclesiastical history in England changed forever. Anne’s exact … Continue reading

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Catherine of Aragon, Queen of England

After many years of the long, convoluted and tragic English civil strife called The Wars of the Roses, the House of Lancaster had finally prevailed. Henry Tudor, the Welsh prince with Lancaster blood in his veins through his mother Margaret … Continue reading

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“Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived”

We are deep into research on medieval English Queens so in the meantime have decided to blog about a new topic in a series of articles on the six wives of Henry VIII. This topic has been covered many times … Continue reading

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Matilda of Flanders, Queen of England and Duchess of Normandy

One of the most influential and formidable medieval Queens of England was Matilda of Flanders, the wife of William the Conqueror. Flanders was a principality north of France, roughly where Belgium is now. Matilda’s father was Count Baldwin V and … Continue reading

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