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Thomas the Diplomat: Low Countries

In my previous article on “Thomas the Diplomat”, was about Thomas Seymour’s time as ambassador to the King of Hungary and his participation in the Siege of Pest. Today we will continue where we left his story where the last post left off. After his time on the continent as ambassador to Ferdinand of Hungary, Thomas […]

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So Ended the Life of the Lord Admiral

On the morning of the 20th of March 1549, two strokes from the axe ended the life of a man who did not deserve such an ending. A man who, had been loyal to Henry VIII, and who had a way of getting attention. A man who, believed he had been wronged. Thomas Seymour’s execution, […]

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Love Letters: Thomas Seymour and Kateryn Parr

Most of the time when authors and sometimes historians discuss the marriage between Sir Thomas Seymour and Kateryn Parr they say things like, ‘he married her for power’, or he ‘married her for money’. Today I really want to talk about the love story that was Thomas and Kateryn. Kateryn Parr was married four times […]