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On this day in 1528…

Mary Tudor, Duchess of Suffolk wrote a letter to Cardinal Wolsey from Castle Rising on this day in 1528. Mary to Wolsey March 17 1528 ‘My very good lorde as hertely as I can I commande me unto your good … Continue reading

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Peterborough Cathedral – Funeral of Queen Katherine of Aragon

Katherine of Aragon’s funeral took place at Peterborough Cathedral on 29th January 1536.

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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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Christmas at Hever Castle

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At the beginning of December I visited Hever Castle for my sister’s birthday. The Christmas tree theme this year is the Nutcracker, which pleased my niece! We loved the carousel too!

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Tour of Syon

In September I went on the Totally Thames Tour of Syon House. The afternoon consisted of a interesting guided tour of the ground floor of the house, where I learnt some new facts about Syon One of the highlights of … Continue reading

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