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29 January – Catherine of Aragon is buried

On this day in Tudor history, Henry VIII's first wife, Catherine of Aragon, was buried at Peterborough Abbey.

I've also done a video on another "on this day" event for 29th January:

Also, on this day in history:

  • 1536 – Queen Anne Boleyn suffered a miscarriage.
  • 1547 – Edward Seymour and Anthony Denny informed the young Edward VI that his father, Henry VIII, had died the day before.
  • 1559 – Death of Sir Thomas Pope, founder of Trinity College, Oxford, member of Parliament and Privy Councillor in Mary I's reign, at Clerkenwell. He was buried at St Stephen's Church, Walbrook. In 1556, Pope acted as a guardian for Princess Elizabeth at Hatfield House, and handled the correspondence when Eric of Sweden was interested in marrying Elizabeth.
  • 1577 – Death of Richard Harpur, Law Reporter and Judge of the Common Pleas. He was buried at Swarkestone Church in Derbyshire.
  • 1613 – Death of Sir Thomas Bodley, scholar, diplomat and founder of Oxford's Bodleian Library at his house next to St Bartholomew's Hospital in London. He was buried in Merton College chapel on 29th March.

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29 January – Catherine of Aragon is buried