PARR Family

First Generation

1. Sir Thomas1 Parr (#27856) was born about 1495. Sir died EST 1516-1586.

He married an unknown person EST 1514-1546.

At 17 years of age Sir became the father of Catherine Parr 1512.

Sir Thomas Parr had the following child:

child 2 i. Catherine2 Parr (#27855) was born 1512. Catherine died 7 Sep 1548 at 36 years of age. She married twice. She married King Henry VIII in Hampton Court, England, 1543. (King Henry VIII is #27847.) King was born in Greenwich, England 28 Jun 1491. King was the son of King Henry VII and Elizabeth York. King died 19 May 1547 in Palace Of Westminster Abby, London, England, at 55 years of age. At 18 years of age King became the father of 1st Daughter Still Born in England, Jan 1509/10. At 19 years of age King became the father of Prince Henry in England, 1 Jan 1510/11. At 24 years of age King became the father of I, Queen Of England, Called Mary Tudor Mary in London, England, Feb 1515/16. At 42 years of age King became the father of 1, Queen Of England Elizabeth in Greenwich, England, 7 Sep 1533. At 46 years of age King became the father of King Of England, Edward VI in Hampton Court, England, 12 Oct 1537. She married Thomas Seymour circa 1548. (Thomas Seymour is #39187.) Thomas is the son of Sir John Seymour and Margaret Wentworth. Parr, Catherine (1512-48), Sixth and last queen consort of King HenryVIII of England. The daughter of Sir Thomas Parr, controller of theking's household, Catherine was twice widowed before marring Henry in1543. She acted as regent for him whil e he campaigned in France (1544)and was influential in restoring his daughters, the future queens Mary Iand Elizabeth I, to his favor; she helped educate both of them. AProtestant sympathizer, Catherine protected from persecution those whodissent ed from Catholic doctrine. After Henry's death and the accessionof Edward VI, she married the new king's uncle, Thomas Seymour, BaronSeymour of Sudelely.

Source: Microsoft Encarta Encyclopedia 99. 1993-1998 MicrosoftCorporation.

Facts about this person:

Fact 1: Queens of England by Norah Lofts

Alt. Fact 1: The Fact on File Dictionary of Eurp. History, E.N. Williams

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