Tudor History with Claire Ridgway
July 14 - The Brandon boys are no more

July 14 - The Brandon boys are no more

July 14, 2019
On this day in Tudor history, 14th July 1551,fifteen-year-old Henry Brandon, 2nd Duke of Suffolk, and his fourteen-year-old brother, Charles, 3rd Duke of Suffolk, both sons of Catherine Willoughby, Duchess of Suffolk, and the late Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, died at Buckden. 
The boys had been taken ill in a sweating sickness epidemic that had hit Cambridge.
In today's talk, Claire Ridgway, founder of the Tudor Society, tells us exactly what happened on that sad day.
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You can find out more about sweating sickness in Claire's video at https://youtu.be/qwSjvIixzP8
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