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Catherine Parr, Queen consort of England and Ireland

Also Known As: "Katherine"
Birthplace: Kendal Castle, Westmorland
Death: Died in Sudeley Castle, Gloucertershire, England
Cause of death: Puerperal Fever
Place of Burial: St Marys Chapel, Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Thomas Parr of Kendal and Maude (Lady in waiting to Catherine) Parr
Wife of Sir Edward Burgh; Sir John Neville; Henry VIII, King of England and 1st Baron Of Sudeley Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Sudeley
Mother of Margaret Neville; Mary Seymour; Lady Catherine Seymour; Jane Maddison and Thomas Seymour
Sister of Sir William Parr, 1st Marquess of Northumberland & 1st Earl of Essex and Anne Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

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About Catherine Parr, Queen consort of England and Ireland

Catherine Parr was born between 1512 and 1514 at Kendal Castle, Kendal, Cumberland, England.3

She was the daughter of Sir Thomas Parr and Maud Green.2

She married, firstly, Sir Edward Burgh, son of Sir Thomas Burgh, 1st Lord Burgh and Agnes Tyrwhitt, after 26 June 1526.3

She married, secondly, J'ohn Neville, 3rd Lord Latimer, son of Richard Neville, 2nd Lord Latimer and Anne Stafford, in 1533.3,4

She married, thirdly, Henry VIII Tudor, King of England, son of Henry VII Tudor, King of England and Elizabeth Plantagenet, on 12 July 1543 at Hampton Court Palace, Kingston-upon-Thames, London, England.3

She married, fourthly, Thomas Seymour, Baron Seymour of Sudeley, son of Sir John Seymour and Margaret Wentworth, on 4 April 1547.3

She died on 5 September 1548 at Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, England.5,2


From circa 1530, her married name became Burgh. From 1533, her married name became Neville. From 4 April 1547, her married name became Seymour.

Child of Catherine Parr and Thomas Seymour, Baron Seymour of Sudeley

  • Mary Seymour b. 29 Aug 1548, d. 5 Sep 1548


  1. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  2. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 587. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  3. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 154. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.
  4. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume VII, page 483. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  5. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family, page 154, says 7 Sep 1584.
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Catherine Parr, Queen consort of England and Ireland's Timeline

June 24, 1509
Westminster Abbey, London, England
Kendal Castle, Westmorland
August 30, 1548
Age 36
Sudeley Castle, Gloucertershire, England
September 5, 1548
Age 36
Sudeley Castle, Gloucertershire, England