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July 16 – The birth of Frances Brandon

On this day in Tudor history, 16th July 1517, the feast of St Francis, in the reign of King Henry VIII. Frances Brandon was born.

Frances was King Henry VIII's niece.

Find out a bit more about Frances Brandon in this edition of #TudorHistoryShorts...

Or, you can find out even more about Frances by clicking here.

Other "on this day in Tudor history" events for 16th July:

July 16, 1557 - The death of Anne of Cleves, fourth wife of Henry VIII:

You can enjoy an expert talk on Anne of Cleves by Heather Darsie here.

July 16, 1546 - Anne Askew's courageous end:

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July 16 – The birth of Frances Brandon