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  Catherine Parr - LoveToKnow 1911
CATHERINE PARR (1512-1548), the sixth queen of Henry VIII., was a daughter of Sir Thomas Parr (d.
The new queen, who was regent of England during the king's absence in 1544, acted in a very kindly fashion towards her stepchildren; but her patience with the king did not prevent a charge of heresy from being brought against her.
Catherine was a pious and charitable woman and a friend of learning; she wrote The Lamentation or Complaint of a Sinner, which was published after her death.
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 About Catherine PARR (Queen of England)
Catherine's success was rewarded with her brother William Parr being created Earl of Essex in Dec of the same year, and she herself was somewhat morbidly rewarded with the settlement of all the lands that were originally intended for Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard.
Such was Henry's trust in Catherine that he chose her to rule as Regent while he was attending to the War in France and in the unlikely event of the loss of his life, she was to rule as Regent until six year old Edward came of age.
Catherine was 36 and Seymour was confident that she was strong and would go on to bear him strong sons.
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 English Monarchs - Kings and Queens of England - Catherine Parr.
The sixth and final wife of Henry VIII, Catherine Parr was born in 1512, acording to some authorities at Kendal Castle in Cumbria and was the daughter of Sir Thomas Parr and Maud Green.
Catherine made efforts to foster good relationships with Henry's three children from his previous marriages, Mary, Elizabeth and Edward and took a lively interest in their education, she brought them to court and tried to create a family life for them, which had been conspicuously absent prior to her arrival.
Catherine was forewarned of the danger and understandably terrified by the fate of her predecessors, threw herself on her husband's mercy.
www.englishmonarchs.co.uk /tudor_18.htm   (1096 words)

  
 Catherine Parr - MSN Encarta
Catherine Parr (1512-1548), sixth and last queen consort of King Henry VIII of England.
The daughter of Sir Thomas Parr, controller of the king's household, Catherine was twice widowed before marrying Henry in 1543.
She acted as regent for him while he campaigned in France (1544) and was influential in restoring his daughters, the future queens Mary I and Elizabeth I, to his favor; she helped educate both of them.
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 Personality of Catherine Parr and Thomas Seymour
With regard to Catherine Parr, his "stereotype" label for her is "the Bluestocking" (his stereotypic labels for Henry's other wives are the Saint, the Schemer, the Doormat, the Dim Fat Girl and the Sexy Teenager).
Catherine was oblivious to Thomas Seymour's dalliances with Elizabeth in her own household, and in a well-known bizarre incident she was involved in the physical restraint of Elizabeth and in the cutting of her dress to ribbons.
In part because of Catherine's lack of ability to be a stabilizing force in the family, Elizabeth later found herself being interrogated for improprieties, and Thomas Seymour ultimately found himself on the scaffold facing the headsman.
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 Catherine Parr - FREE Catherine Parr Biography | Encyclopedia.com: Facts, Pictures, Information!
Catherine Parr 1512-48, sixth queen consort of Henry VIII of England.
She was the daughter of Sir Thomas Parr, an officeholder at the court, and had been twice widowed before Henry made her his wife in 1543.
At one point Catherine's Protestant sympathies placed her in danger, but she lived to become queen dowager and to wield considerable power at the start of the reign of Henry's son, Edward VI.
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 Catherine Parr Biography
Catherine Parr, also spelled Katharine, was the Queen consort of Henry VIII of England 1543-1547; the last wife of his six.
Upon hearing of the successful beheading, the teenage princess said, "Today died a man of much wit and very little judgement." Seymour's daughter by Catherine Parr was taken into the household of the Duchess of Somerset, and she disappears from the historical record after the age of two; Mary Seymour presumably died as a child.
The popular myth that Catherine acted more as her husband's nurse than his wife was born in the 19th-century from the work of Victorian moralist and proto-feminist, Agnes Strickland.
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 parr - Search Results - MSN Encarta
At this stage they are referred to as parr or brandlings.
Parr, Catherine (1512-1548), sixth and last queen consort of King Henry VIII of England.
The daughter of Sir Thomas Parr, controller of the king's...
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 AllRefer.com - Catherine Parr (British And Irish History, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Catherine Parr 1512–48, sixth queen consort of Henry VIII of England.
She was the daughter of Sir Thomas Parr, an officeholder at the court, and had been twice widowed before Henry made her his wife in 1543.
At one point Catherine's Protestant sympathies placed her in danger, but she lived to become queen dowager and to wield considerable power at the start of the reign of Henry's son, Edward VI.
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 Overlooking a Significant Bond:
In 1544, Catherine reorganized the royal schoolrooms by moving the household to Hampton Court and appointing William Grindal, a highly regarded Greek scholar, as tutor.
With Henry at war in France, Catherine reigning as Queen Regent of England, and Elizabeth away in exile at Ashridge, the setting was ideal for the queen to further strengthen her relationship with her stepdaughter and ultimately bring her back into the royal circle.
Catherine received Elizabeth’s gift with great pleasure, and was “deeply touched that she had gone to such trouble” in translating the piece.
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 England Under The Tudors: Queen Katherine Parr (c.1512-1548)
Katherine Parr moved to live with her husband at the Old Hall in Gainsborough, as stepmother to Lord Borough's children from his previous marriage; children, who were old enough to have fathered her.
Katherine Parr stayed on at court, not for Henry, but because of a flirtation with the dashing Sir Thomas Seymour.
Katherine Parr had always been a gentle person, and she wrote a kind letter of reply, even though she was in considerable pain, having hurt her wrist.
www.luminarium.org /encyclopedia/katherineparr.htm   (3253 words)

  
 CatherineParr
Catherine Parr, the sixth and last Queen of Henry VIII, was the daughter of Sir Thomas Parr and Maud Green.
Catherine and her brother, William, afterwards Marquis of Northampton, received an excellent education and she became one of the most learned ladies of the age.
Catherine was an excellent woman, already inclined towards the reformed doctrines and successfully interceded for many so-called 'heretics,' who would otherwise have suffered death.
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 The Final Wife - Catherine Parr
Catherine was born in 1512 and was already in her thirties when she gained Henry's attention.
Catherine was very well educated, a trait that she would pass onto many that came under her care and guidance.
Catherine was also in love with Seymour, but she had no choice but to cast that love aside and accept Henry's proposal.
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 Catherine Parr
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Catherine also advises major financial institutions on a range of other transactional banking facilities for their corporate and institutional customers.
www.aar.com.au /fsr/general/cv.asp?ID=catherineparr&where=fsr   (301 words)

  
 Catherine Parr
Catherine Parr was the daughter of Sir Thomas Parr of Kendall.
She was well schooled in languages, Latin, Greek and French and became one of the select group of educated ladies at court who could discourse without embarrassment with the most foremost scholars that day.
Catherine was free to marry (in secret) her great love Thomas Seymour and gave birth to his child on 3 Augustus 1548.
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 Portrait of Catherine Parr by UNKNOWN MASTER, English
Catherine Parr (1512-48) was the sixth and last wife of King Henry VIII of England (ruled 1509-47).
She was admired by contemporaries for her eloquence and goodness; she interceded for the victims of Henry's religious persecutions and supervised the upbringing of Edward, Henry's only male heir.
She was a daughter of Sir Thomas Parr of Kendall, an official of the royal household.
www.wga.hu /html/m/master/yunk_en/c_parr.html   (262 words)

  
 Portrait of Catherine Parr by UNKNOWN MASTER, English
Catherine Parr (1512-48) was the sixth and last wife of King Henry VIII of England (ruled 1509-47).
She was admired by contemporaries for her eloquence and goodness; she interceded for the victims of Henry's religious persecutions and supervised the upbringing of Edward, Henry's only male heir.
She was a daughter of Sir Thomas Parr of Kendall, an official of the royal household.
gallery.euroweb.hu /html/m/master/yunk_en/c_parr.html   (294 words)

  
 Katharine / Catherine / Katherine Parr: Biography, Portraits, Primary Sources
Catherine Howard was executed; he was obese, often bedridden and in great pain.
Anne of Cleves, but he had believed Catherine Howard to be a virgin when she was not.
She was the daughter of Sir Thomas Parr of Kendal and Maud Greene; Katharine was the eldest of three children, born probably in 1512, followed the next year by her brother William and a year later by her sister Anne.
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 Tudors - Catherine Parr
Following the death of her second husband she was employed in the household of Mary, Henry’s daughter by Catherine of Aragon, where Catherine was introduced to the King.
Catherine brought a quiet family life to the aging king, and was responsible to reconciling him with his daughters Mary and Elizabeth whom he had previously disowned, and developed a good relationship with his son Edward.
Catherine was deeply religious and although brought up a Catholic she embraced the new protestant faith and had strong reforming convictions.
www.britroyals.com /tudors.asp?id=catherine_parr   (302 words)

  
 Pastyme With Good Companye
Catherine was Anne Boleyn's second cousin, but had a much different upbringing then her older relation.
Catherine, her lovers, and her lady-in-waiting were all found guilty of treason executed.
Catherine had been queen for 18 months, was never crowned, and had not yet reached her 21st birthday in my mind a terrible waste, and tragedy as none of the claims against her were ever adequately proven in my opinion let alone so terrible by 21st century standards.
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 Catherine Parr - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Catherine Parr - Search Results - MSN Encarta
The daughter of Sir Thomas Parr, controller of the king's...
At this stage they are referred to as parr or brandlings.
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 Lady Jane Grey or Catherine Parr?
Until the acquisition it was presumed to be of Catherine Parr.
Catherine Macleod, curator of the gallery's 16th and 17th century collections, said that she was now "as convinced as you can ever be in these matters" that the picture was of Catherine Parr...
The distinctive crown shaped jewel which the sitter wears can be traced to an inventory of jewels belonging to Catherine Parr and the cameo beads appear to have belonged to Catherine Howard, from whom they would have passed to her successor as queen.
www.britannia.com /history/ladyjane/portrait.html   (667 words)

  
 ::Catherine Parr::
Catherine bled his legs to relieve the pains he got in them and she read to him while he was confined to bed, which was frequently.
Catherine was a very good step-mother to all three of his children and she was instrumental in reconciling the relationship between Henry and Mary, his first child.
Catherine was now free to marry Thomas Seymour which she did in the same year.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /catherine_parr.htm   (271 words)

  
 Bunnykins Catherine Parr by Royal Doulton
Catherine had previously been married twice before and both widowed from each marraige.
Catherine married her first suitor before Henry's proposal, and had two children with him.
As Catherine Parr is known for her calming and caring nature, she is dressed stately and like a matriarch.
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 Catherine Parr - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She was the daughter of Sir Thomas Parr of Kendal Westmorland and his wife, Maud Green.
Having had no children from her first three marriages, Catherine became pregnant for the first time, by Seymour, in her mid-thirties, and died from complications of childbirth on 5 September 1548, at Sudeley Castle in Gloucestershire, where she was buried.
In 1970, in "Catherine Parr", a 90-minute BBC television drama (the last in a 6-part series, entitled The Six Wives of Henry VIII) Catherine was played by Rosalie Crutchley opposite Keith Michell's Henry.
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 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
Henry's older brother Arthur was first to marry Catherine of Aragon, but due to his untimely death she was betrothed to 12 year old Henry, possibly due to the fact that Henry VII did not want to have to give up her dowry.
Queen Catherine was unable to produce a male heir, which Henry desperately wanted, and he began to develop doubts about his marriage, believing that God was showing his displeasure at the union.
Catherine Howard was beheaded for immorality and Catherine Parr narrowly escaped arrest by his 'Thought Police' for her ability to argue with Henry about theology.
www.camelotintl.com /heritage/rulers/henry_viii.html   (545 words)

  
 Henry VIII
He married Catherine of Aragon (widow of his brother, Arthur) in 1509, divorcing her in 1533; the union produced one daughter, Mary.
Catherine Parr became his wife in 1543, providing for the needs of both Henry and his children until his death in 1547.
The separation was actually a by-product of Henry's obsession with producing a male heir; Catherine of Aragon failed to produce a male and the need to maintain dynastic legitimacy forced Henry to seek an annulment from the pope in order to marry Anne Boleyn.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon41.html   (975 words)

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