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Articles by tudorqueen6

About tudorqueen6 (136 Articles)
I have been studying the genealogy and the history of the Parr family since 2007. I studied Women's Studies with an emphasis on English Women's History at the University of Maryland. My goal is to educate those who love Tudor History and to push aside the never ending myth that Queen Katherine Parr was nothing more than a nursemaid to King Henry VIII. I am planning on writing a book specifically on the family genealogy and relations which made Queen Katherine an important woman in her own right -- even before her own birth.

The OTHER Elizabeth Cheney

February 12, 2016 // 3 Comments

Lately on Pinterest I have noticed that a certain portrait has become labeled as a member of Queens Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard's family. The woman in the portrait is being credited as their grandmother (or whatever) "Lady Elizabeth Cheney Tilney". The link used on each pin belongs to The Royal Collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and if clicked on -- the title is clearly stated as being "Elizabeth Cheyne, Lady Vaux (1509-1556)" [...]

The Men Who Took Power

February 11, 2016 // 1 Comment

“It is difficult to say for how long Warwick had been casting envious eyes on supreme power, and exactly when he gave serious thought to undermining the Protector; but [...]