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Letter from Jane Seymour found after 469 years informing Henry VIII of the birth of his son!! Amazing!!!!

Letter informing Henry VIII of his longed-for son's birth is found after 469 years in stately home

Letter from Jane Seymour found after 469 years informing Henry VIII of the birth of his son!! Amazing!!!!

Henry VIII shown on a visit to his son Prince Edward, who was raised away from court from an early age. The prince, born in 1537, is seen in a walking frame.

Henry VIII shown on a visit to his son Prince Edward, who was raised away from court from an early age. The prince, born in 1537, is seen in a walking frame.

Edward VI (1547-1553), was King of England and Ireland from 1547 until his death. The son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, Edward was the third monarch of the Tudor dynasty.  62p  British Stamp (2009)

Edward VI (1547-1553), was King of England and Ireland from 1547 until his death. The son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, Edward was the third monarch of the Tudor dynasty. 62p British Stamp (2009)

Letter from Elizabeth to Edward VI-EXCERPT: Probably written in 1553, when the future Queen of England was 20 years old, Elizabeth’s letter reveals the personal costs behind the power struggles of the troubled Tudor dynasty. She tells her young half-brother, Edward VI, how she had tried to visit him during what would prove his final illness, but had been turned away.

Letter from Elizabeth to Edward VI-EXCERPT: Probably written in 1553, when the future Queen of England was 20 years old, Elizabeth’s letter reveals the personal costs behind the power struggles of the troubled Tudor dynasty. She tells her young half-brother, Edward VI, how she had tried to visit him during what would prove his final illness, but had been turned away.

Lady Anne Neville (1456–1485)-daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"), wife of Edward, Prince of Wales & wife of King Richard III of England. A main character in the Wars of the Roses (Yorks vs. Lancasters). She married Edward, Prince of Wales sealing an alliance to the House of Lancaster. After Edward dies, the dowager Princess of Wales married Richard of Gloucester; brother of King Edward IV-House of York. She became Queen when Richard seized the crown in 1483.

Lady Anne Neville (1456–1485)-daughter of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick (the "Kingmaker"), wife of Edward, Prince of Wales & wife of King Richard III of England. A main character in the Wars of the Roses (Yorks vs. Lancasters). She married Edward, Prince of Wales sealing an alliance to the House of Lancaster. After Edward dies, the dowager Princess of Wales married Richard of Gloucester; brother of King Edward IV-House of York. She became Queen when Richard seized the crown in 1483.

Nonsuch Palace was built by Henry VIII as a "hunting palace". Apparently it really was superior to any palace in Europe at the time, hence "none such". Unfortunately, nothing remains of this palace today except contemporary drawings of it, such as this one.

Nonsuch Palace was built by Henry VIII as a "hunting palace". Apparently it really was superior to any palace in Europe at the time, hence "none such". Unfortunately, nothing remains of this palace today except contemporary drawings of it, such as this one.

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