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Anne of York

Catherine of York – The Queen’s Sister

Catherine of York was born on 14 August 1479 at Eltham Palace as the daughter of King Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville. She was christened at Eltham Palace, and a nurse named Joanna Colson was appointed for her. Just two weeks after her birth, her father opened negotiations for her to marry John, [read more]

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Jane Seymour – The best-loved Queen

Jane Seymour was born on an unrecorded date, though it is likely to have been between October 1507 and October 1508. She was almost certainly born at Wolfhall to parents Sir John Seymour and Margery Wentworth. There is very little information available on Jane’s childhood, but she probably grew up at Wolfhall. There are also [read more]

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Margaret of Anjou – The warrior Queen

This article was written by Ezgi Özcan. Margaret of Anjou was born on the 23rd of March 1429 in the Duchy of Lorraine. She was the daughter of Rene, Duke of Anjou, and Isabella, Duchess of Lorraine.  Margaret’s father was the titular King of Naples, Sicily, and Jerusalem, known as “a man of many crowns [read more]