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Epilogue—Remembrances of Queen Katherine

in Katherine Parr

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print June 2011 | ISBN: 9780226647241
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226647265 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226647265.003.0006
Epilogue—Remembrances of Queen Katherine

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A number of remembrances for or about Katherine Parr from September 1548 to post-1571 are presented. These include: Elizabeth Tyrwhit's account of Dowager Queen Katherine's state of mind and behavior on September 3, 1548, given in early February 1549; the last will and testament of Dowager Queen Katherine Parr, September 5, 1548; an anonymous narrative of Dowager Queen Katherine Parr's funeral and burial in the chapel of Sudeley Castle, September [7], 1548; the hammered lead inscription plate on Katherine Parr's coffin, circa September 1548; and John Parkhurst's two Latin epitaphs on Katherine Parr, circa September 1548.

Keywords: Elizabeth Tyrwhit; will; funeral; coffin; epitaphs; John Parkhurst

Chapter.  6693 words. 

Subjects: Literature

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