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The Tudor Travel Guide

Your Visitor's Companion to the Aristocratic Houses of the Sixteenth Century

    During her lifetime, Katherine Parr was a truly remarkable woman; and yet in death she is also unique in that she is the only English queen to be buried on private land. She lies at peace within the heart of the chapel at Sudeley Castle, in Gloucestershire, itself embraced by the lush slopes …

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What forces shaped Katherine Parr into the woman she later became; learned, compassionate, kind and wise? Whilst much is said of her later life, what about Katherine’s childhood; where was she raised and in what kind of environment? What kind of schooling did she have? Who did she grow up with and who were the …

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