The magnate, courtier, soldier and close friend of Henry VIII was making preparations to lead an army to Boulogne when he died. He was laid to rest in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.
You can find out more about Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, in this video talk and article:
- Charles Brandon, a Tudor knight – Tony Riches – Expert Talk
- Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk (c.1484-1545) article
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