List of famous people buried in St Peter ad Vincula, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in St Peter ad Vincula. If you're ever visiting St Peter ad Vincula and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.
These people, like Anne Boleyn and Lady Jane Grey include images when available.
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Lady Jane Grey, also known as Lady Jane Dudley or The Nine Day Queen, was an English noblewoman and de facto monarch of England from 10 July until 19 July 1553. The great-granddaughter of Henry VII through his younger daughter Mary, Jane was a first cousin once removed of Edward VI. In May 1553, she was married to Lord Guildford Dudley, a younger son of Edward's chief minister, John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland. When the 15-year-old king lay dying in June 1553, he nominated Jane as successor to the Crown in his will, thus subverting the claims of his half-sisters Mary and Elizabeth under the Third Succession Act. Jane was imprisoned in the Tower of London when the Privy Council decided to ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 17 (1537-1554)
Birthplace: Leicestershire, United Kingdomsee more on Lady Jane Grey
Anne Boleyn was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of King Henry VIII and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right. Henry's marriage to Anne, and her subsequent execution, made her a key figure in the political and religious upheaval that was the start of the English Reformation. Anne was the daughter of Thomas Boleyn, 1st Earl of Wiltshire, and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Howard, and was educated in the Netherlands and France, largely as a maid of honour to Claude of France. She returned to England in early 1522, to marry her Irish cousin James Butler, 9th Earl of Ormond; the marriage plans were broken up by Cardinal Wolsey, in whose household Ormond was then a beloved page, ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 35 (1501-1536)
Birthplace: Hever, United Kingdom
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Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, KG was an English nobleman. Norfolk was the son of the poet Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey. He was taught as a child by John Foxe, the Protestant martyrologist, who remained a lifelong recipient of Norfolk's patronage. His father predeceased his grandfather, so Norfolk inherited the Dukedom of Norfolk upon the death of his grandfather, Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk in 1554. Norfolk was the second cousin of Queen Elizabeth I through her maternal grandmother, Lady Elizabeth Howard, and he was trusted with public office despite his family's history and leanings towards Catholicism. It was the 4th Duke of Norfolk who commissioned Thomas Tallis, probably in ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 36 (1536-1572)see more on Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk
Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset, KG, was Lord Protector of England during the minority of his nephew King Edward VI, in the period between the death of King Henry VIII in 1547 and his own indictment in 1549. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 52 (1500-1552)see more on Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset