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Henry, Duke of Cornwall, eldest son of Henry VIII and his queen Katherine of Aragon was buried in Westminster Abbey, on the north side of the Sanctuary area near the entrance to the chapel of St Edward the Confessor.
Henry, Duke of Gloucester, youngest son of Charles I and his queen Henrietta Maria, was buried in the south aisle of Henry VII's chapel in Westminster Abbey on 21 September 1660.
Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, was the eldest son of James VI of Scotland (later James I of England) and his queen Anne of Denmark. He was born at Stirling Castle on 19 February 1594.
John, youngest son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine was born in Oxford on 24 December 1167.
Queen Anne was buried on 24 August 1714 next to her husband in the Stuart vault in the south aisle of Henry VII’s chapel.
He was a son of Stephen, Count of Blois and his wife Adela, daughter of William ‘the Conqueror’ and was born in about 1096.
Alexandrina Victoria was the only child of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (a son of George III) and his wife Princess Victoria.
Mary was crowned in the Abbey on Sunday 1 October 1553. Both Anne of Cleves and the future Elizabeth I followed the queen as she processed into the Abbey. Coronation oil ‘tainted’ by her Protestant brother Edward VI at his coronation was not
Mary was the eldest daughter of James, Duke of York (who succeeded as James II in 1685) and his first wife Anne Hyde (1637-1671).
Henry I was crowned at Westminster Abbey on 6 August 1100
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