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.
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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
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Cath′erine of Ar′agon


n.
1485–1536, first wife of Henry VIII of England.
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Noun1.Catherine of Aragon - first wife of Henry VIIICatherine of Aragon - first wife of Henry VIII; Henry VIII's divorce from her was the initial step of the Reformation in England (1485-1536)
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