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

n
(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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Which queen of England was the daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon? 5.
The first season of The Spanish Princess - adapted from the novels The Constant Princess and The King's Curse by authorPhilippa Gregory- charted the journey of Catherine of Aragon from arriving at the English Court to becoming Queen of England.
The consequence of annulment of Henry's marriages to Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn was that the future Mary I and Elizabeth I respectively were declared to be illegitimate.
1509: Henry VIII married his sister-in-law, Spanish princess Catherine of Aragon, the first of his six wives.
As to the king, he married five other women after dumping his first wife, Catherine of Aragon. Two of them, Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard, ended up decapitated, accused of infidelity.
| 1516: Mary I, Queen of England (1553-1558), daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, was born in Greenwich.
1509 - Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon are crowned King and Queen of England.
England's Queens: From Catherine of Aragon to Elizabeth II (reprint, 2011)
When Eric's father, a womanizing police officer, leaves his mother, a professional cook, Eric reimagines them as Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. His stepmother becomes Anne Boleyn, who rejects being addressed as Maman, and completes the portrait as an interloper.
IN 1507 the brilliant and accomplished Catherine of Aragon was named Spanish Ambassador to the English court - the first female ambassador in European history.
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. While the King (Damian Lewis) doesn't appear till nearly the end, we also meet the Duke of Norfolk (Bernard Hill) and his niece Anne Boleyn, (Claire Foy) waiting impatiently in the wings.
1533: Henry VIII divorced Catherine of Aragon to marry Anne Boleyn, wife number two.