Category Archives: Events by Place

Lady Jane writes farewell letters – 11th February 1554

‘I have sent you, my dear sister Katherine, a book…’ In the days before her execution, Jane wrote a farewell letter to her sister Katherine. ‘The Lorde comforte your grace…’ Jane also wrote a farewell message to her father, in … Continue reading

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Winchester Cathedral and Wolvesey Castle (Old Bishop’s Palace)

Last summer I visited Winchester Cathedral, where Mary I married Philip of Spain and the ruins of Wolvesey Castle, the old Bishop’s Palace (where their first meeting took place and their wedding feast was held). We had better weather than … Continue reading

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17/18th December 1553 – Jane is given permission to walk in the Queen’s garden at the Tower

The 17/18th December marks the 465th anniversary of Jane being given permission to walk in the Queen’s garden at the Tower of London during her imprisonment. Events by Place – Tower of London.

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13th November 1553 – Trial of Lady Jane and Guildford Dudley

Today marks the 465th anniversary of the trial of Lady Jane and Guildford Dudley at the Guildhall in London. Events by Place – Guildhall 13 November 1553. On This Day – How Jane’s trial was reported in contemporary accounts

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7th September 1548 – Funeral of Queen Katherine Parr

On 7th September 1548, Lady Jane was the chief mourner at the funeral of Queen Katherine Parr at Sudeley Castle. Events by Place – Sudeley Castle Sudeley Castle

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