The Tudor Society

14 May – Lady Helena Gorges

On this day in history, 14th May 1635, Helena Gorges (née Snakenborg), Lady Gorges, was buried in Salisbury Cathedral.

But who was this lady and how did a Swedish royal maid-of-honour end up being buried in England?

In today's video, I share some facts about this fascinating woman.

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