Tudor History with Claire Ridgway

September 5 - Death of Catherine Parr, Sixth wife of Henry VIII

September 5, 2019

On this day in Tudor history, 5th September 1548, the sixth and final wife of the late King Henry VIII, Catherine Parr, died at Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire.

At the time of her death, Catherine Parr was the wife of Thomas Seymour, Baron Seymour of Sudeley, her fourth husband, and she had given birth to a daughter, Lady Mary Seymour, on 30th August 1548.

Catherine Parr was buried in the chapel at Sudeley Castle with Lady Jane Grey acting as her chief mourner. In today's talk, Claire Ridgway, founder of the Tudor Society, gives details of Catherine Parr's burial and the discovery of her remains in the 18th and 19th centuries, and her present resting place.

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