On February 13th, 1542, Catherine Howard was executed for adultery. Catherine was King Henry VIII of England’s fifth wife.
Henry famously had 6 wives and many children in his attempts to create a male heir. 218 more words
On this day, January 7, in 1536, Katherine of Aragon, first wife of Henry VIII, died at Kimbolton Castle in Cambridgeshire. Her body was buried in the nearby Peterborough Castle with all the honors accorded to a Dowager Princess of Wales, as the widow of long-dead Arthur Tudor, Prince of Wales, and, markedly, not as a queen consort. 1,021 more words
I return from Mass this Sunday with a sense of gladness that I have not known for sometime. Nine days ago the Lord in his mercy finally freed England from suspicion and dishonesty by taking Katherine, Princess Dowager of Wales to his keeping. 1,474 more words