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Uncovering the Face of Thomas Seymour

All that’s left is history. Letters to his king and his wife give us small insight into the man – it is what others had to say about him that have left a lasting impression. Thomas Seymour had blue eyes, red hair and a long red beard and mustache. He was described as “…fierce in courage, […]

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To Protect Thyself and Thy King

When the Lord Protector, Thomas Seymour’s brother Edward, Duke of Somerset was off fighting the Battle of Pinkie in Scotland in 1547, Thomas used his time wisely by gaining friends and support from the King’s inner circle of servants and privy chamber members. Thomas, as the Lord High Admiral of England, should have been in […]