Kateryn Parr with Dr. Linda Porter

As a queen consort of England, Kateryn Parr’s history is often overshadowed by the events that allegedly occurred between her husband and Lady Elizabeth. The Victorian historians didn’t help her reputation either. Agnes Strickland’s Lives of the Queens of England depicts Parr as having an ‘unrivaled skill as a nurse‘. 

Today I am joined by Dr. Linda Porter to get a feel for the real Kateryn Parr. Dr. Porter responds to many of the myths about Parr, as well as interesting stories about her life.

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Credits:

Hosted by: Rebecca Larson – Twitter

Guest: Dr. Linda Porter – Twitter

Book: Katherine the Queen

Link to letter by Lady Elizabeth to Kateryn Parr (also below)

Look out for future biography on Margaret Tudor!

Editing: Rebecca Larson

Voice Over: David Black

Music by: Ketsa, Alexander Nakarada, and Winnie the Moog via FilmMusic.io, used by EXTENDED license.

Princess Elizabeth to Dowager Queen Katherine Parr, c.June 1548 (SP10/2 f.84c)

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