Person    | Male  Born 12/10/1537  Died 6/7/1553

King Edward VI

Categories: Royalty

Only son of Henry VIII (with Jane Seymour who died 12 days after the birth), born Hampton Court. Became king aged 9 and died of consumption 6 years later, at Greenwich Palace. While king he was supported by three religious leaders: Bishop Hugh Latimer, Bishop Nicholas Ridley and Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, with his uncle, Edward Seymour, at its head as the Lord Protector of the Realm, until he (the uncle) was beheaded. In 1552/3 he founded two schools for poor boys: Christ's Hospital and Bridewell Royal Hospital, and reopened the medical hospital, St Thomas’ in 1551.

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King Edward VI

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1 Poultry - Frieze A - Edward VI

These panels, showing Royal Progresses through London, were originally placed...

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Christ’s Hospital School - sculpture - front

The children are marching out of the background, become older and fully 3D at...

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Dutch Church

HKH Irene Prinses der Nederlanden, legde de eerste steen van dit Kerkgebouw d...

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Edwards VI and VII

At the time gilded lettering incised into granite was a popular technique. We...

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Edward VI at the Bull & Mouth

This bust is at the top of the memorial along with the arms of Christ's Hospi...

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Sailors Home extension

This chief stone of the new building, in extension of the Sailors' Home was l...

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Golden Wedding of Queen & Prince Philip

Golden Wedding of Queen & Prince Philip

See their Silver Wedding for more information.

Event, Royalty

1 memorial
Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie)

Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie)

The Young Pretender. Bonnie Prince Charlie. Born Rome of a rich Polish mother. Grandson of King James II who, being Catholic, was driven out of Britain, thus setting the scene for the Jacobite upr...

Person, Royalty, Seriously Famous, Italy, Scotland

2 memorials
Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary

Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary

King George V and Queen Mary. Vita Sackville-West's novel "The Edwardians" has an evocative description of this coronation from the perspective of a young Lord.

Event, Royalty

2 memorials
Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

Our picture shows Queen Elizabeth II in the River Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant which took place in the cold and pouring rain on 3 June. Diamond represents 60 years.

Event, Royalty

17 memorials
King James II

King James II

England's last Roman Catholic king, James II of England but James VII of Scotland. Born in St James's Palace and designated Duke of York until he ascended the throne in 1685 on the death of his bro...

Person, Race Issues, Royalty, France

6 memorials