Catherine of Aragon


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Cath·e·rine of Ar·a·gon

 (kăth′ər-ĭn, kăth′rĭn; ăr′ə-gŏn′) 1485-1536.
The first wife of Henry VIII of England. Henry's insistence on a divorce from her (1533) caused his break with Roman Catholicism and the beginning of the English Reformation.

Catherine of Aragon

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(Biography) 1485–1536, first wife of Henry VIII of England and mother of Mary I. The annulment of Henry's marriage to her (1533) against papal authority marked an initial stage in the English Reformation

Cath′erine of Ar′agon


n.
1485–1536, first wife of Henry VIII of England.
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1509: Henry VIII married his sister-in-law, Spanish princess Catherine of Aragon, the first of his six wives.
1509: Henry VIII married his sister-inlaw, Spanish princess Catherine of Aragon, the first of his six wives.
As the series opens in 1529, Cromwell is the loyal lawyer to Cardinal Wolsey (Jonathan Pryce) who has failed to get the Pope to annul Henry's marriage to Catherine of Aragon.
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Her cousin, Elizabeth, The White Princess, married Henry while Margaret married Tudor supporter Henry Pole, before becoming Lady-In-Waiting and life-long friend to Catherine of Aragon and Lady Governess to her daughter Mary.
1533: Henry VIII divorced Catherine of Aragon to marry Anne Boleyn, wife number two.
Interestingly, in the book, Boleyn comes across as a bit of an impostor and the first wife, Catherine of Aragon, as an epitome of grace under pressure.
Henry VIII triggered the English Reformation when he broke away from the Roman Catholic Church in order get the marriage to his first wife, Catherine of Aragon, annulled and marry Anne.
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