catherine parr
Catherine Parr

The music of Catherine Parr brought to life

Words written by Catherine Parr, Henry VIII’s last wife, are being performed to music for the first time in 470 years on Friday. Dr David Skinner from Cambridge University found a fragmented score in the late 1970s and intensively researched the piece. It is the Ninth Psalm from Catherine’s book “Psalms or Prayers.” The words [read more]

catherine parr
Catherine Parr

Catherine Parr – The Scholar Queen

This article is by Gillian. Born in 1512, Catherine is most well known for being King Henry VIII’s sixth and final wife, outliving him by about a year. However, Catherine was much more than just a wife- she was an academic, a theologist, and genuinely interested in politics and the governing of the kingdom. Catherine was [read more]