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June 25,1533, Mary Tudor, younger sister of King Henry VIII and wife of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, died at Westhorpe Hall in Suffolk. She was buried at Bury St Edmunds Abbey and later moved to nearby St Mary's Church when the abbey was dissolved.

June 25,1533, Mary Tudor, younger sister of King Henry VIII and wife of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, died at Westhorpe Hall in Suffolk. She was buried at Bury St Edmunds Abbey and later moved to nearby St Mary's Church when the abbey was dissolved.

Mary Tudor, Henry's sister, detail from her marriage portrait to Charles Brandon, 1515

Mary Tudor, Henry's sister, detail from her marriage portrait to Charles Brandon, 1515

Henry VIII of England and his 6 wives-OMG how much did I love this subject!!!  3 Catherines, 2 Annes, and a Jane-the ego of the man and the absolute power he had to create his own church in order to get what he wanted!  Still a favorite subject of mine.

Henry VIII of England and his 6 wives-OMG how much did I love this subject!!! 3 Catherines, 2 Annes, and a Jane-the ego of the man and the absolute power he had to create his own church in order to get what he wanted! Still a favorite subject of mine.

Henry VIII's daughters - Mary I on the left and Elizabeth I on the right, as princesses. These portraits are enlarged from "The White Hall Family  Portrait" Anne Boleyn's "A" pendent can clearly be seen hanging around Elizabeth's neck.

Henry VIII's daughters - Mary I on the left and Elizabeth I on the right, as princesses. These portraits are enlarged from "The White Hall Family Portrait" Anne Boleyn's "A" pendent can clearly be seen hanging around Elizabeth's neck.

Katherine of Aragón (Catalina de Aragón), married Prince Arthur on 14 November 1501 in Old St. Paul's Cathedral, London. She was born 16 December 1485 at the Archbishop’s Palace in Alcala de Henares near Madrid, Spain died 07 January 1536 at Kimbolton Castle, Cambridgeshire, England. Katherine was by birth related to both of Arthur's parents through the House of Lancaster.

Henry VIII Marries Catherine of Aragon: The Start of a 20 Year Marriage

Katherine of Aragón (Catalina de Aragón), married Prince Arthur on 14 November 1501 in Old St. Paul's Cathedral, London. She was born 16 December 1485 at the Archbishop’s Palace in Alcala de Henares near Madrid, Spain died 07 January 1536 at Kimbolton Castle, Cambridgeshire, England. Katherine was by birth related to both of Arthur's parents through the House of Lancaster.

Being Bess: Death Could Not Separate Them: How Elizabeth I Connected to Her Deceased Mother

Being Bess: Death Could Not Separate Them: How Elizabeth I Connected to Her Deceased Mother

OP. Arthur Tudor, whose story was probably much sadder than was previously thought.    My thoughts.  That sounds very interesting. I have never read your novels although, of course, I have heard of them. Arthur is one of those lost princes, such as the Black Prince or Prince Henry Stuart, that one wonders how history would have changed had he survived.

OP. Arthur Tudor, whose story was probably much sadder than was previously thought. My thoughts. That sounds very interesting. I have never read your novels although, of course, I have heard of them. Arthur is one of those lost princes, such as the Black Prince or Prince Henry Stuart, that one wonders how history would have changed had he survived.

Margaret Tudor, daughter of Henry VII and his queen,Elizabeth of York was born in Richmond Palace on 28th November 1489.

Margaret Tudor, daughter of Henry VII and his queen,Elizabeth of York was born in Richmond Palace on 28th November 1489.

Curious about Henry VIII and his wives; I'm caught by Hilary Mantel's gorgeous novels, and now the BBC tv series

Curious about Henry VIII and his wives; I'm caught by Hilary Mantel's gorgeous novels, and now the BBC tv series

Mary Boleyn, Sister of Queen Anne Boleyn, maternal first cousin of Katheryn Howard

Mary Boleyn, Sister of Queen Anne Boleyn, maternal first cousin of Katheryn Howard

Margaret Tudor was the eldest daughter of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. She was born on November 28, 1489 in the Palace of Westminster, a year and a half before her more famous brother Henry VIII. Because she was the first Tudor princess, Margaret was a valuable prize on the European marriage market and her father Henry VII was anxious to make a grand match to shore up his own shaky claim to the English throne

Margaret Tudor was the eldest daughter of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. She was born on November 28, 1489 in the Palace of Westminster, a year and a half before her more famous brother Henry VIII. Because she was the first Tudor princess, Margaret was a valuable prize on the European marriage market and her father Henry VII was anxious to make a grand match to shore up his own shaky claim to the English throne

It was on this day in British history, 25 June 1533, that Mary Tudor died at the age of 37. Mary was the younger sister of King Henry VIII and also the queen consort of France through her marriage to Louis XII.

It was on this day in British history, 25 June 1533, that Mary Tudor died at the age of 37. Mary was the younger sister of King Henry VIII and also the queen consort of France through her marriage to Louis XII.