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 Catherine of Aragon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Born in Alcalá de Henares, Catherine was the youngest surviving child of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile and, as a third-great-granddaughter of Edward III of England, a fourth cousin of both Henry VII and his wife Elizabeth of York.
Catherine refused to acknowledge the divorce and took the issue to the law, but she lost and was forced to leave Court.
Catherine died of a form of cancer, at Kimbolton Castle, on January 7, 1536 and was buried in Peterborough Cathedral with the ceremony due to a Princess Dowager of Wales, not a Queen.
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 Catherine of Aragon
Catherine of Aragon was the youngest surviving child of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain.
Catherine was to renounce the title of Queen and would be known as the Princess Dowager of Wales, something she refused to acknowledge through to the end of her life.
On January 7, 1536, Catherine died at Kimbolton Castle and was buried at Peterborough Abbey with the ceremony due for her position as Princess Dowager, not as a Queen of England.
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 Catherine de' Medici - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Having lost both her parents at an early age, Catherine was sent to a convent to be educated; she was only fourteen when she was married (on October 28, 1533), at Marseille, to the duke of Orléans, whose elder brother François was alive at the time, but who would become King Henry II of France.
Catherine unwittingly had vast influence on fashions for the next 350 years when she enforced a ban on thick waists at court attendance during the 1550s.
Catherine, thinking her influence menaced, sought to regain it, first by the murder of Coligny, and, after that failed, by the St.
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 CATHERINE OF ARAGON - LoveToKnow Article on CATHERINE OF ARAGON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
But Catherine with courage and dignity held fast to her rights, demanded a proper trial, and appealed not only to the bull of dispensation, the validity of which was said to be vitiated by certain irregularities, but to a brief granted for the alliance by Pope Julius II.
Finally, however, in July 1529, the case was, according to her wish, and as the result of the treaty of Barcelona and the popes complete surrender to Charles V., revoked by the pope to Rome: a momentous act, which decided Henrys future attitude, and occasioned the downfall of the whole papal authority in England.
Subsequently Catherine was removed to Bishops Hatfield, while Henry and Anne Boleyn visited Francis I. Their marriage, anticipating any sentence of the nullity of the union with Catherine, took place after their return about the 25th of January 1533, ~fl consequence of Annes pregnancy.
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 Tudors - Catherine of Aragon Timeline
Catherine of Aragon was born at Alcala de Henares in Spain.
The new treaty for the marriage of Prince Henry to Catherine of Aragon was ratified by Isabella of Spain.
Catherine announced that she had in her possession a copy of the dispensation issued by Julius II in 1504 allowing her to marry Henry regardless of whether her marriage to Arthur was consummated or not.
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 Portrait of Catherine of Aragon by HORENBOUT, Lucas
Catherine of Aragon (1485-1536) was the first wife of King Henry VIII of England.
Catherine was the youngest daughter of the Spanish rulers Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile.
Catherine matched the breadth of her husband's intellectual interests, and she was a competent regent while he was campaigning against the French (1512-14).
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 Catherine of Aragon
Catherine of Aragon was born in 1485 and died in 1536.
Catherine was born in Aragon, Spain and her parents were King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castille.
Catherine married Arthur, the Prince of Wales and Henry’s older brother, in 1501.
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 Catherine of Aragon
Catherine of Aragon was born into a family of kings and queens and was destined to become one herself.
Catherine of Aragon was born on December 16, 1485 in Alcala de Henares, Spain.
Catherine was initially given the opportunity to leave Henry VIII peacefully by living out her years in a nunnery.
departments.kings.edu /womens_history/cathyaragon.html   (1349 words)

  
 Biographies of Great Men & Women of England, Wales and Scotland
Catherine of Aragon, first Queen of Henry VIII, was the youngest child of King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castile and Leon.
Catherine then became, so far as English law could make her, merely the 'Princess Dowager,' but the people of England, with whom the divorce was most unpopular, continued to salute her as Queen.
Catherine utterly refused to take the oath attached to the new Act of Succession, though the penalty for refusing was death, and though she lived long enough to hear that her saintly friend, Bishop Fisher, and Sir Thomas More had been beheaded for refusing.
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 PlanetPapers - The Marriage of Henry the VIII and Catherine of Aragon
The Marriage of Henry the VIII and Catherine of Aragon
Catherine of Aragon was the youngest child of King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castille, who almost immediately began looking for a political match for her.
Catherine was now a widow and still young enough to marry again, so on June 25, 1503, she was formally engaged to the king’s second son, Henry, now Prince of Wales.
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 ipedia.com: Catherine of Aragon Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Born in Alcalá de Henares, she was the youngest child of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile and, as a third-great-granddaughter of Edw...
Emboldened by this assumption, Henry secretly married one of Catherine's former ladies-in-waiting (and sister of one of his former mistresses), Anne Boleyn, a marriage that would be bigamous unless he could arrange a special act of Parliament to annul his marriage to Catherine.
The Pope's refusal to annul the marriage contributed to the Reformation of the English church and the eventual establishment of the Church of England, a break from the Roman Catholic Church.
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 Catherine of Aragon - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Catherine of Aragon
Spanish-born Catherine of Aragón, first queen of Henry VIII of England, and the mother of Mary I (Tudor) of England.
First queen of Henry VIII of England, 1509–33, and mother of Mary I. Catherine had married Henry's elder brother Prince Arthur in 1501 and on his death in 1502 was betrothed to Henry, marrying him on his accession.
When the pope demanded that the case be referred to him, Henry married Anne Boleyn, afterwards receiving the desired decree of nullity from Thomas Cranmer, the archbishop of Canterbury, in 1533.
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 Catherine of Aragon
The only slight unusual feature in this case was that Catherine of Aragon, the chosen bride, was already at the age of 17 the widow of her fiancé's elder brother Arthur.
Catherine was not a great beauty, but she was attractive in her own regal way.
Catherine, now aged 42, was past childbearing, while Henry at 36 was still in his physical prime.
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 Catherine of Aragon
Catherine of Aragon, Queen of King Henry VIII of England, daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain, was born on the 15th or 16th of December 1485.
Between January 1510 and November 1518 Catherine gave birth to six children (including two princes), who were all stillborn or died in infancy except Mary, born in 1516, and rumor did not fail to ascribe this series of disasters to the curse pronounced in Deuteronomy on incestuous unions.
Subsequently Catherine was removed to Bishops Hatfield, while Henry and Anne Boleyn visited Francis I. Their marriage, anticipating any sentence of the nullity of the union with Catherine, took place after their return about the 25th of January 1533, in consequence of Anne's pregnancy.
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 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
Catherine was still destined to play her part as a pawn in the politics of the day.
Catherine had become a virtual non-person at the court and a virtual exile within, what rightfully, was her own realm.
Catherine Parr was neither a pretty young thing nor a political pawn, she was intended to partner the king into his old age.
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 Catherine of Aragon
Catherine of Aragon was born on December 16, 1485 in Alcala de Henares, Spain to Queen Isabella of Castille and King Ferdinand of Aragon.
Catherine was one of five children; her siblings were Juan, Isabella, Maria, and Juana.
Catherine was initially given the opportunity to leave Henry peacefully by living out her years in a nunnery.
departments.kings.edu /womens_history/oldpgs/ocathyaragon.html   (987 words)

  
 Berkshire History: Biographies: Catherine of Aragon, Queen of England (1485-1536)
Catherine of Aragon was the youngest daughter of two monarchs, King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castile & Leon.
Catherine was escorted to the wedding by her future brother-in-law (and eventual husband), Prince Henry, who was then only ten years old.
Catherine was immediately deprived of her titles as Queen of England and was forced to revert to 'Princess Dowager of Wales'.
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 Catherine of Aragon ~ Goddess in the Groove Wild Women Series
Born in 1485, Catherine of Aragon was the youngest child of Spanish rulers King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella.
Catherine spent the next seven years in poverty while the court and the clergy toiled with the issue.
It was signed “Catherine, Queen of England.” She finally succumbed to her illness in January 1536 and was buried in Peterborough Cathedral.
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 The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Catherine of Aragon was a Spanish princess (her badge shows a pomegranate - a symbol from Spain).
Catherine refused, and after two years of arguments with the Pope, Henry created a new Archbishop (Thomas Cranmer) who was prepared to declare the marriage annulled in 1532.
She was Maid-in-Waiting to Catherine of Aragon and refused to be another of Henry's mistresses (of which he had many).
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 The Wives of Henry VIII: Catherine of Aragon
It is difficult to separate the stories of Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn after about 1524, when Anne gradually ousted Catherine from Henry’s affections and became the object of his obsession.
When Catherine arrived in England toward the end of 1501, she had already effectively been married to Henry's older brother, Arthur, by proxy three times, the first on 20 January, 1500.
Catherine brought with her a new feeling of security and importance for the English people and the nation as a whole.
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 TimeRef - History Timelines
Catherine of Aragon was now a widow and on the 23/24 of June the marriage was arranged between her and Henry (VIII).
Catherine was Henry's brother's widow and special dispensation was required from the Pope for the marriage to be lawful.
Catherine gave birth to a boy on the first of January but the child did not live long and died in February of the same year.
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 BBC - History - Catherine of Aragon (1485 - 1536)
First Consort of Henry VIII (1509-33) and mother of Mary I, Catherine was a Spanish princess (daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain), married first to Henry's brother Prince Arthur (1501) to cement an alliance against France.
Catherine refused to give in to Henry, remaining loyal to her faith and attracting much popular sympathy.
After the separation and divorce announced a few months later by Archbishop Cranmer, Catherine spent her remaining years in constant fear of being poisoned and she refused to accept the divorce and her new title of 'Princess Dowager'.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/historic_figures/catherine_of_aragon.shtml   (268 words)

  
 Catherine of Aragon, Part III
Henry was a man and a king; it was not in Catherine’s nature nor in her training to deny him his pleasures, nor to question his preoccupations.
Catherine was shattered, but the king was not to be foresworn.
Catherine, for her part, communicated secretly with her nephew Charles, who had become Holy Roman Emperor upon the death of Maximilian in 1521, and he promised to do all that he could to aid her.
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 First Wife: Catherine of Aragon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The youngest surviving child of the 'Catholic Kings' of Spain, Catherine was born on 16 December 1485, the same year that Henry VII established the Tudor dynasty.
Catherine was then betrothed to Arthur's younger brother, Prince Henry.
Catherine was banished from court and died on 7 January 1536, broken-hearted but still defiant.
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 webGED: The Bement Family Data Page
Catherine of Aragón (1485-1536), queen consort of England (1509-33), who, as the first wife of King Henry VIII, occupies a prominent place in history because the question of her marriage to Henry was a factor in the Reformation in England.
She was the daughter of Ferdinand V and Isabella I, king and queen of Aragón and Castile.
Catherine was born in Alcalá de Henares, Spain.
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 CATHERINE OF ARAGON (1... - Online Information article about CATHERINE OF ARAGON (1...
On the 21st both Henry and Catherine presented themselves before the tribunal, when the queen threw herself at Henry's feet and appealed for the last time to his sense of honour, recalling her own virtue and helplessness.
Canterbury Henry had obtained bulls from Rome, opened his court, and declared on the 23rd the nullity of Catherine's marriage and the validity of Anne's.
She refused to swear to the new act of succession, which declared her marriage null and Anne's infant the heir to the throne, and soon afterwards she was re-moved to Kimbolton, where she was well treated.
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